jailhouse
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jailhouse
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la cárcel
(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).
After spending a night in the local jailhouse, Jimmy promised his parents he would never drink again.Después de pasar una noche en la cárcel local, Jimmy les prometió a sus padres que nunca volvería a beber.
b. la prisión
(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).
By the time the sheriff got back to the jailhouse, a crowd of people was waiting out front.Cuando el comisario volvió a la prisión, esperaba una multitud por la entrada.
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jailhouse
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la cárcel
(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).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
jailhouse [ˈdʒeɪlhɒʊs]
noun
jailhouses (plural) cárcel (f); prisión (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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