expanse

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expanse(
ehk
-
spahns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (area)
a. la extensión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Beyond these mountains lies an expanse of desert.Más allá de estas montañas hay una extensión de desierto.
b. la amplitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
That large expanse of marshes is only accessible by small, flat-bottomed boats.Solo se puede llegar a esa gran amplitud de ciénagas en barcas pequeñas de casco plano.
2. (diversity)
a. la amplitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My father has an impressive expanse of knowledge; he's a real renaissance man.Mi padre tiene una amplitud de conocimiento impresionante; es todo un hombre del renacimiento.
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expanse
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of land, water)
a. la extensión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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expanse [ɪksˈpæns]
noun
extensión (f); [of wings] envergadura (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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