galera
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galera(
gah
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leh
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (nautical)
a. galley
La galera surcaba el mar impulsada por los remeros.The galley sailed through the sea propelled by the oarsmen.
2. (printing)
a. galley
El corrector revisó las galeras del texto e hizo algunas modificaciones.The editor reviewed the galleys of the text and made some changes.
3. (animal)
a. mantis prawn
Tuve la oportunidad de ver galeras y cangrejos ermitaños cuando nadaba en la playa.While swimming at the beach, I got the chance to see mantis prawns and hermit crabs.
4. (culinary)
a. mantis prawn
La galera cocinada con mantequilla es la especialidad de este restaurante malayo.Mantis prawn cooked in butter is the specialty in this Malaysian restaurant.
5. (medicine)
a. hospital ward
Los pacientes que reciben quimioterapia se encuentran en esta galera.The patients who receive chemotherapy are in this hospital ward.
6. (transport)
a. covered wagon
En el pueblo utilizan una galera tirada por caballos para llevar a los turistas.In the village they use a covered wagon pulled by horses to take tourists around.
7. (clothing)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(Southern Cone)
a. top hat
El caballero llevaba una galera y un monóculo.The gentleman was wearing a top hat and a monocle.
b. trilby
El famoso gánster solía llevar una galera negra con una cinta blanca.The famous gángster used to wear a black trilby with a white ribbon.
c. fedora
El rey del pop llevaba una galera en sus actuaciones.The king of pop used to wear a fedora in his shows.
d. bowler hat
En Inglaterra los hombres lucían elegantes galeras y paraguas negros.In England men used to wear smart black bowler hats and umbrellas.
e. derby
La princesa optó por un recogido y una galera con plumas para la boda.The princess opted for an updo and a derby with feathers for the wedding.
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galera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. galley
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galera
1 (Náutica) galley
condenar a algn a galeras to condemn sb to the galleys
2 (carro) covered wagon
3 (Med) hospital ward; (Hist) women's prison
4 (Centroamérica) (México) (cobertizo) shed
5 (Centroamérica) (matadero) slaughterhouse
6 (Latinoamérica) (chistera) top hat; (fieltro) felt hat; trilby; fedora; (EEUU) (hongo) bowler hat; derby; (EEUU)
7 (Tipografía) galley
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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