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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (architecture)
a. attic
Tengo toda mi ropa y libros viejos en el altillo.I keep all my old clothes and books in the attic.
b. loft
La cama está en el altillo, sobre la cocina.The bed is in the loft, above the kitchen.
2. (geography)
a. hillock
Nos sentamos en el altillo que domina el pueblo para admirar el paisaje.We sat on the hillock that overlooks the town to admire the view.
3. (furniture)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. storage cupboard
¿Puedes traer las copas de vino que están en el altillo?Can you bring the wine glasses that are in the storage cupboard?
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (desván)
a. attic, loft
2. (armario)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. small storage cupboard above head height, usually above another cupboard
3. (cerro)
a. hillock
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1 (Geografía) small hill; hillock
2 (Latinoamérica) (desván) attic
3 (entreplanta) mezzanine
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "altillo"
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una maleta del altillo
a suitcase from the attic
Ponemos las cosas que no usamos diariamente en el altillo.
What do you do to avoid clutter in the house?
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