la fortaleza
-the strength
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (physical power)
a. strength
Se necesita mucha fortaleza para levantar esas botellas de diez galones.It takes a lot of strength to lift those ten-gallon bottles.
2. (building)
a. fortress
La Fortaleza Ozama, ubicada en Santo Domingo, se construyó en el siglo XVII.The Ozama Fortress, located in Santo Domingo, was built in the 17th century.
b. fort
Se cree que la Fortaleza Ranikot es la más grande del mundo.The Ranikot Fort is believed to be the largest in the world.
3. (mental power)
a. fortitude
Su fortaleza se desarrolló cuando estaba atrapado tras líneas enemigas.His fortitude developed when he was trapped behind enemy lines.
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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. (fuerza; física)
a. strength
2. (moral, mental)
a. strength, fortitude
3. (recinto)
a. fortress
1 (Mil) fortress; stronghold
2 (fuerza) strength; toughness; (moral) fortitude; strength (of spirit)
3 (S. Cone) (México) (olor) stench; pong (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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