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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in #1).
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (region)
a. el Antártico
(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).
The book tells the story of a failed expedition to the Antarctic.El libro cuenta la historia de una expedición fracasada el Antártico.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to the Antarctic)
a. antártico
You'll never survive the Antarctic conditions without the proper equipment.Nunca sobrevivirás a las condiciones antárticas sin el equipo adecuado.
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Antarctic [æntˈɑːktɪk]
the Antarctic el Antártico
the Antarctic Circle (n) el círculo Polar Antártico
the Antarctic Ocean (n) el Océano Antártico
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Antarctic Ocean
el océano Antártico
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