Caribe

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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (region)
a. Caribbean
El comercio en el Caribe revestía gran importancia para la Corona española.Trade in the Caribbean was of great importance for the Spanish crown.
2. (sea)
a. Caribbean
En medio de esta lluvia, no puedo dejar de soñar con el Caribe y sus aguas cristalinas.In the midst of this rain, I cannot stop dreaming of the Caribbean and its crystal clear waters.
b. Caribbean Sea
Las hermosas playas de Cancún están bañadas por el Caribe.The beautiful beaches of Cancún are washed by the Caribbean Sea.
caribe
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (of the Caribbean region)
a. Caribbean
Muchos países caribes mantienen sus raíces africanas.Many Caribbean countries maintain their African roots.
4. (of the Caribs)
a. Carib
Las tribus caribes opusieron gran resistencia a los conquistadores.The Carib tribes offered great resistance to the conquistadors.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
5. (ethnicity)
a. Carib
Los caribes se reparten hoy en día por diversos países de Sudamérica.The Caribs are today scattered throughout several South American countries.
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caribe
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a.
el mar Caribethe Caribbean (Sea)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a.
el Caribethe Caribbean (Sea)
caribe
adjective
1 (Geografía) Caribbean
mar Caribe Caribbean; Caribbean Sea
2 (Latinoamérica) (caníbal) cannibalistic
Carib
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