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See the entry forbarrio.
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofbarrer.


In some contexts, "barrio" can have connotations of illicit activity, especially in compounds like "barrio rojo."
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (area of town)
a. neighborhood
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Pepe y yo crecimos en el mismo barrio.Pepe and I grew up in the same neighborhood.
b. neighbourhood (United Kingdom)
Construyeron el barrio sobre puro campo.The neighbourhood was built in open countryside.
c. district
Hay seis barrios encantadores en nuestro condado.There are six charming districts in our county.
d. quarter
Viven en el Barrio Latino de la ciudad, donde se habla mucho el español.They live in the Latin Quarter of the city, where Spanish is widely spoken.
e. area
¿Hay algún parque en tu barrio?Are there any parks in your area?
2. (urban community)
a. hood
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g., joint, john).
Solíamos pasear en bici por el barrio buscando problemas.We used to cruise around the hood on our bikes looking for trouble.
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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. (general)
a. area, district
b. neighborhood
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
los barrios bajosthe rough parts of town
de barriolocal
2. (fam fig)
Regionalism used in Spain
mandar a alguien al otro barrioto do somebody in, to kill somebody
barrio chinoChinatown
3. (general)
Regionalism used in Spain
barrio comercial/periféricoshopping/outlying district
barrio latinoLatin Quarter
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1 (distrito) area; district; neighborhood; (EEUU)
una casa en un barrio residencial a house in a residential area o district o neighborhood; (EEUU) el barrio de Gracia Gracia district; mi barrio my part of town; my neighborhood; (EEUU) un piso en un barrio céntrico a flat in the centre of town; vive en el barrio judío de Córdoba he lives in the Jewish quarter of Cordova; los barrios de la periferia the outlying suburbs o areas; the outskirts; tiendas de barrio local shops; corner shops; neighborhood stores; (EEUU) cine de barrio local cinema
el otro barrio the next world
irse al otro barrio to snuff it (familiar)
mandar a algn al otro barrio to do sb in (familiar)
barrio bruja (And) shanty town
barrio chino [de mayoría china] Chinatown; Chinese quarter; [de prostitución] (España) red-light district
barrio comercial [de negocios] business quarter; commercial district; [de tiendas] shopping area; shopping district
barrio de chabolas shanty town
barrio de tolerancia (And) red-light district
barrio dormitorio commuter suburb; dormitory suburb
barrio exterior outer suburb
Barrio Gótico historic district with principally Gothic architecture
barrio latino Latin quarter
barrio miseria shanty town
barrio obrero working-class area; working-class district; working-class neighborhood; (EEUU)
barrios bajos poorer areas (of town)
barrios marginales poorer areas (of town)
2 (Latinoamérica) shanty town
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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