el solar
-the plot
See the entry for solar.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (astronomy)
a. solar
Nuestro sistema solar tiene ocho planetas.Our solar system has eight planets.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (piece of land)
a. plot
Quiero comprarme un solar para construir mi casa.I want to buy a plot to build my house.
b. site
Los investigadores se quedaron toda la tarde examinando el solar del asesinato.The investigators spent all afternoon examining the site of the murder.
c. lot
Se despejó el solar para empezar construcción en el supermercado nuevo.The lot was cleared to begin construction on the new supermarket.
3. (family seat)
a. ancestral home
Mi solar está en Alemania.My ancestral home is in Germany.
4. (descent)
a. lineage
Ella es la última de nuestro solar.She is the last of our lineage.
5. (garden)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
a. yard
Puedes jugar con el perro en el solar.You can play with the dog in the yard.
6. (residence within a house or block of flats)
Regionalism used in Cuba
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
a. tenement house
En ese solar viven seis personas.Six people live in that tenement house.
b. tenement block
Esos solares todavía no tienen agua corriente.Those tenement blocks still don't have running water.
c. tenement
Algún día vamos a irnos de este solar y comprar nuestra propia casa.One day we'll move out of this tenement and buy our own house.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7. (to lay the floor)
a. to tile
Soló el suelo con ladrillos.He tiled the floor with brick.
8. (to put a sole on)
a. to sole
El zapatero va a solar mis botas.The cobbler is going to sole my boots.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. solar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. undeveloped plot (of land)
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1 (terreno) (gen) lot; piece of land; site; (en obras) building site
2 (casa solariega) ancestral home; family seat
3 (linaje) lineage
transitive verb
[+suelo] to tile; [+zapatos] to sole;
solar; sun
rayos solares solar rays
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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