la cuadra roughly translates to the block. Showing results for cuadra.
cuadra
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cuadra(
kwah
-
drah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (part of a neighborhood)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. block
Ella vive en la misma cuadra que su mejor amiga.She lives on the same block as her best friend.
2. (animal quarters)
a. stable
Lleva los caballos a la cuadra por la noche.Take the horses out to the stables for the night.
3. (dormitory)
a. ward
El hospital tiene 18 pacientes en esta cuadra.The hospital has 18 patients in this ward.
b. barracks
Hay 50 cuadras con 100 soldados cada una en esta base.There are 50 barracks with 100 soldiers each on this base.
4. (filthy place)
a. pigsty (colloquial)
¡Tu cuarto es una verdadera cuadra!Your room is a total pigsty!
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cuadra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de caballos)
a. stable
2. (colloquial)
a. pigsty
3. (de edificios)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. block
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cuadra
1 (para caballos) stable
los mejores son los caballos de la cuadra Martín the best horses are from the Martín stable; tienes la habitación que parece una cuadra your room looks like a pigsty (familiar); your room is an absolute tip (familiar)
cuadra de carreras racing stable
2 (Latinoamérica) (manzana) block
vivo a dos cuadras de aquí I live two blocks from here
3 [de hospital] ward
4 (Mil) (barracón) barracks
plural
; (p)
5 (sala) hall; large room; (And) reception room
6 (And) (casa) small rural property near a town; (near a town)
7 (medida) (S. Cone) 125.50 metres; (And) (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (Uru) 83.5 metres
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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