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"Italy" is a proper noun which is often translated as "la Italia", and "Rome" is a proper noun which is often translated as "Roma". Learn more about the difference between "Italy" and "Rome" below.
Italy(
ih
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duh
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li
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (country)
a. la Italia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We spent the last three days of our vacation in Italy.Pasamos los últimos tres días de nuestras vacaciones en Italia.
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Rome(
rom
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (city)
a. Roma
Although Rome is famous for being the capital of Italy, I much prefer Venice.Aunque Roma es famosa por ser la capital de Italia, prefiero Venecia.
2. (religious)
a. el catolicismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When no other religion seemed to offer him solace, he turned to Rome.Cuando ninguna otra religión parecía ofrecerle consuelo, se convirtió al catolicismo.
b. la Iglesia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The priests received instructions from Rome as to how to address their congregations.Los sacerdotes recibieron instrucciones de la Iglesia en cuanto a cómo dirigirse a sus congregaciones.
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