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Spanish Word of the Day: Zaguán

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Zaguán

Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/8/2008
Word: Zaguán
(za-GUÁN), sustantivo masculino.
English: Vestibule, hallway, entry
Etymology: Del árabe ustuwan
Meaning: Espacio cubierto situado dentro de una casa, que sirve de entrada a ella y está inmediato a la puerta de la calle.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III
Example:

Se entraba a la casa por un zaguán con mayólica.
Julio Cortázar, Casa tomada, Bestiario

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