A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (rank)
a. row
Al lado de la bahía hay una preciosa hilera de casitas, todas con fachadas de diferentes colores.On the other side of the bay, there's a lovely row of little houses, all with their fronts painted in different colors.
b. line
Por favor, formen una hilera y pasen por la puerta de a uno.Please form a line and walk through the door one at a time.
2. (agriculture)
a. drill
Los granjeros plantaron las semillas en las hileras.The farmers planted the seeds in the drills.
b. row
El tractor está haciendo hileras con el arado.The tractor is plowing rows.
3. (architecture)
a. course
El albañil colocó una hilera de ladrillos sobre los cimientos.The mason laid a course of bricks along the foundation.
4. (military)
a. file
Una hilera de soldados entraba en la densa jungla.A file of soldiers was going into the dense jungle.
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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. (general)
a. row
en hilerain a row
1 (fila) (gen) row; line; (Mil) rank; file; (Archit) course; (Agr) row; drill;
2 (Cos) fine thread
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