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"Él" is a pronoun which is often translated as "he", and "plaza de armas" is a noun which is often translated as "parade ground". Learn more about the difference between "él" and "plaza de armas" below.
él(
ehl
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (personal)
a. he (subject)
Él ha sido mi mejor amigo por 15 años.He has been my best friend for 15 years.
b. him (object)
Dale el libro a él.Give the book to him.
c. it (things or animals)
Ese insecto parece inocente pero todavía tengo miedo de él.That bug seems harmless but I still am afraid of it.
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plaza de armas(
plah
-
sah
 
deh
 
ahr
-
mahs
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (military)
a. parade ground
200 soldados juraron hoy bandera en la plaza de armas de la escuela militar.200 soldiers swore allegiance to the flag today at the military academy parade ground.
2. (principal square) (Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. main square
El ayuntamiento está en la plaza de armas.The town hall is in the main square.
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