la cisterna
-the cistern
See the entry for cisterna.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (reservoir)
a. cistern
El agua que se acumula en la cisterna del jardín procede de la lluvia.The water stored in the cistern in the garden comes from rainwater.
b. tank
La ayuda humanitaria llegó a la zona del terremoto con cisternas de agua potable.The humanitarian aid effort reached the earthquake zone with tanks filled with drinking water.
2. (flushing system)
a. cistern
El aseo no se puede usar porque la cisterna está estropeada.The toilet is out of order because the cistern is broken.
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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. (de retrete)
a. cistern
2. (aljibe, tanque)
a. tank
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cistern; tank
buque cisterna tanker
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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