el centinela, la centinela
masculine or feminine noun
1. (military) 
a. sentry 
El centinela vigilaba la entrada al campamento militar.The sentry guarded the entrance to the military encampment.
b. guard 
Dos centinelas custodiaban a los detenidos para que no se escaparan.Two guards watched over the prisoners to stop them escaping.
1. (general) 
a. sentry 
(Mil) sentry; guard
estar de centinela to be on guard; hacer centinela to keep watch; be on the look-out
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