el callejón
-the alley
See the entry for callejón.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (narrow street)
a. alley
La puerta de atrás del teatro da a un callejón sin salida.The back door of the theater leads to a blind alley.
El ladrón se metió en un callejón oscuro y se escapó.The thief went down a dark alley and escaped.
b. passage
El casco viejo de la ciudad es un laberinto de callejones empedrados.The old quarter of the city is a labyrinth of cobbled passages.
2. (bullfighting)
a. refuge
No pude correr más así que salté al callejón para escaparme del toro.I couldn't run anymore so I jumped into the refuge to get out of the way of the bull.
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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. alley
callejón sin salidadead end, blind alley
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(calleja) alley; passage; (And) (calle) main street; (Taur) space between inner and outer barriers; (Geografía) narrow pass
callejón sin salida cul-de-sac; dead end; blind alley
las negociaciones están en un callejón sin salida the negotiations are at an impasse; the negotiations are stalemated; gente de callejón (And) low-class people
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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