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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (public celebration)
a. parade
Más de doscientas escuelas de samba participan en el desfile del carnaval de Río de Janeiro.More than two hundred samba schools take part in the Rio de Janeiro carnival parade.
El pueblo tuvo que suspender su desfile a causa de la lluvia.The town had to call off its parade because of the rain.
b. procession
Había miles de personas que se congregaban en el recorrido del desfile.There were thousands of people lining the route for the procession.
2. (military)
a. parade
La gente se agolpaba a ambos lados de la calle para ver el desfile militar.People crowded together on either side of the street to watch the military parade.
b. march-past
El desfile de las tropas fue solemne y transcurrió en el más absoluto silencio.The march-past by the troops was solemn and took place in absolute silence.
3. (fashion)
a. show
Ya elegieron a las modelos para el desfile.They already picked the models for the show.
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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. (military)
a. parade, march past
2. (de carrozas)
a. procession
desfile de modelosfashion show
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1 (Mil) parade
desfile aéreo flypast; flyover; (EEUU)
desfile de la victoria victory parade
desfile de promoción passing-out parade
desfile naval naval review
2 [de carrozas] procession
desfile de modas desfile de modelos fashion show; fashion parade
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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