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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. (fortified building)
a. la fortaleza
(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).
The fortress was surrounded by a moat to prevent intruders from entering.La fortaleza estaba rodeada por un foso para impedir que los intrusos entraran.
b. el fuerte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The soldiers catapulted boulders onto the enemy from the roof of the fortress.Los soldados catapultaron rocas sobre el enemigo desde lo alto del fuerte.
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