city block
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city block(
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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)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la manzana
(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).
Many old buildings are being demolished, and entire city blocks are being turned into parking lots.Se están demoliendo muchos viejos edificios, y manzanas enteras se convierten en estacionamientos.
b. la cuadra
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The National Museum occupies an entire city block.El Museo Nacional ocupa toda una cuadra.
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