la calzada
-the road
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calzada

calzada(
kahl
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sah
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dah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (central part of a highway)
a. road
El vehículo se salió de la calzada y dio varias vueltas de campana.The vehicle came off the road and turned over several times.
2. (central part of a street)
a. road
Por nuestra calle apenas pasaban coches, y de niños solíamos jugar en la calzada.Hardly any cars went by our street, and as children we used to play on the road.
3. (side of an expressway)
a. carriageway
Están haciendo obras en ambas calzadas de la autopista.There is road work on both expressway carriageways.
4. (thoroughfare)
a. road
Seguimos la calzada romana hasta llegar a un pueblo en ruinas.We followed the Roman road until we reached a dilapidated village.
5. (street)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. avenue
Esta calzada lleva a la plaza mayor.This avenue leads to the main square.
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calzada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. road (surface)
b. pavement
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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calzada
(carretera) road; [de casa] drive; (Latinoamérica) (avenida) avenue; (Caribe) (acera) pavement; sidewalk; (EEUU)
el coche se salió de la calzada the car went off o left the road
El turismo matrícula C-6735-N, conducido por Carlos Javíer Casabella, de 21 años [se salió de la calzada] por el margen izquierda y quedó volcado sobre el carril contrario.
calzada romana Roman road
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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