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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. shelter
Empezó a granizar tanto que buscamos cobijo bajo un techado.It started to hail so much that we sought shelter under a roof.
Deberíamos buscar cobijo. Una tormenta se aproxima y ya va a anochecer.We should seek shelter. A storm is coming, and it's almost nightfall.
b. refuge
La gente bajaba a los sótanos buscando cobijo del vendaval.People went down into their basements to take refuge from the storm.
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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. shelter
dar cobijo a alguiento give shelter to somebody, to take somebody in
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(protección, hospedaje) shelter
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