la bocacalle
-the turning
See the entry for bocacalle.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (secondary street)
a. side street
El ladrón desapareció por una bocacalle y lo perdimos.The thief disappeared down a side street and we lost him.
2. (way into a street)
a. turn
Baja la velocidad. Te aproximas a la bocacalle muy rápido.Slow down. You're approaching turns too fast.
b. turning (United Kingdom)
La tercera bocacalle a la izquierda lleva a la biblioteca.The third turning on the left takes you to the library.
c. entrance to the street
Había una valla que bloqueaba la bocacalle porque estaba inundada.There was a barrier blocking the entrance to the street because it was flooded.
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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. (entrada)
a. entrance
2. (calle)
a. side street
gire en la tercera bocacalletake the third turning
side street
la primera bocacalle a la derecha the first turning o road on the right
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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