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desfiladero
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desfiladero(
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fee
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lah
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deh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (geology)
a. gorge
Encontramos un puente que cruzaba el desfiladero entre las dos montañas.We found a bridge that crossed the gorge between the two mountains.
b. narrow mountain pass
Los turistas tomaron fotos de las altísimas montañas que flanqueaban el desfiladero.The tourists took pictures of the towering mountains that flanked the narrow mountain pass.
c. defile
Entre las colinas había un desfiladero donde se construyó una carretera para que los coches pudieran atravesarlo.There was a defile between the two hills where a road was built so cars could pass through it.
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desfiladero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. narrow mountain pass
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desfiladero
defile; gorge
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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