altiplano
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altiplano(
al
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dih
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pla
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no
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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. (geography)
a. el altiplano
(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 alpaca ran across the altiplano at full speed.El alpaca cruzó el altiplano corriendo a velocidad máxima.
Altiplano
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (geography)
a. el altiplano de los Andes
(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).
We're going to go to Lake Titicaca during our tour through the Altiplano.Vamos a ir al lago Titicaca durante nuestro recorrido por el altiplano de los Andes.
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altiplano
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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altiplano(
ahl
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tee
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plah
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noh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (geography)
a. high plateau
En el altiplano boliviano vimos llamas, alpacas y guanacos.On the high plateaus of Bolivia we saw llamas, alpacas, and guanacos.
b. altiplano
Hace frío en el altiplano por las noches, así que mejor abrígate bien.It gets cold at night on the altiplano, so you'd better dress warmly.
Altiplano
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Mexican maximum security prison)
a. Altiplano prison
Dicen que el Chapo no volverá a escaparse del Altiplano.They say that the Chapo won't escape from Altiplano prison again.
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altiplano
(meseta) high plateau; (Latinoamérica) [de los Andes] high Andean plateau; altiplano;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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