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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. (fire)
a. bonfire
En el campamento siempre cantábamos alrededor de una hoguera.We always used to sing around a bonfire at camp.
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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. bonfire
morir en la hoguerato be burned at the stake
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1 (fogata) bonfire
la casa estaba hecha una hoguera the house was ablaze; the house was an inferno
note See culture box in entry San Juan.
2 (Hist) stake
murió en la hoguera he was burned at the stake
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