caravan
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caravan(
kah
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ruh
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vahn
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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. (procession)
a. la caravana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The president's limousine caravan arrived at the stadium.La caravana de limusinas del presidente llegó al estadio.
2. (mobile home) (United Kingdom)
a. la caravana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My wife and I had to live in a caravan until we could afford a proper flat.Mi esposa y yo tuvimos que vivir en una caravana hasta que nos alcanzó para un apartamento.
b. la casa rodante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Things are a bit tight in the caravan, but it'll be cheaper than staying in hotels all the time.Está un poco estrecho dentro de la casa rodante, pero será más barato que alojarnos en hoteles todo el tiempo.
c. el remolque
(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 wheels of the caravan had fallen off, so it was just dragging behind the van.Las ruedas del remolque se habían salido así que iba a la rastra detrás de la camioneta.
d. el tráiler
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My mates and I spent a summer traveling around in a caravan.Mis amigos y yo pasamos un verano viajando en un tráiler.
3. (vehicle)
a. el carromato
(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).
A few gypsy caravans were camped outside of the city.Unos cuantos carromatos de gitanos estaban estacionados fuera de la ciudad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to travel in a caravan) (United Kingdom)
a. viajar en caravana
Whilst we were caravanning, we met all kinds of colourful characters.Mientras viajábamos en caravana, conocimos a todo tipo de personajes extravagantes.
b. ir de vacaciones en caravana
Would you like to go caravanning this summer? We could visit castles and such.¿Te gustaría ir de vacaciones en caravana este verano? Podríamos visitar castillos y lugares similares.
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caravan
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pulled by car) (United Kingdom)
a. la caravana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
caravan holidayvacaciones en caravana
caravan sitecamping para caravanas
2. (in desert)
a. la caravana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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caravan [ˈkærəvæn]
noun
1 (Britain) (Aut) remolque (m); caravana (f); tráiler (m); (LAm) (gipsies') carromato (m)
2 (in desert) caravana (f)
intransitive verb
to go caravanning ir de vacaciones en una caravana
modifier
caravan site (n) camping (m) para caravanas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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