glorieta

glorieta(
gloh
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ryeh
-
tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (bower)
a. arbor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En el techo de la glorieta están creciendo flores.There are flowers growing on the roof of the arbor.
b. arbour (United Kingdom)
Fui al jardín y me senté en la glorieta a leer un libro.I went to the garden and sat in the arbour to read a book.
2. (park)
a. square
El anciano se sentó en un banco en la glorieta y alimentó a los pájaros.The old man sat on the bench in the square and fed the birds.
b. circus (round)
Los niños salieron a jugar al fútbol en la glorieta.The children went out to play soccer in the circus.
3. (automobile)
a. traffic circle
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El tráfico está demorado por un accidente ocurrido en la glorieta.The accident at the traffic circle is holding up traffic.
b. roundabout
Dobla a la izquierda en la glorieta y sigue derecho dos cuadras.Take the roundabout to the left and go straight two blocks.
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glorieta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de jardín)
a. arbor
2. (plazoleta)
a. square
3. (plazoleta circular)
a. circus
4. (rotonda)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. roundabout (United Kingdom)
b. traffic circle
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
glorieta
1 (pérgola) bower; arbour; arbor; (EEUU) (cenador) summerhouse
2 (Automóviles) roundabout; traffic circle; (EEUU) (plaza redonda) circus; (cruce) junction; intersection
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