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fosa
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fosa(
foh
-
sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (hole)
a. pit
¡La familia de mi amigo descubrió una fosa de serpientes debajo de su casa!My friend's family discovered a snake pit under their house!
b. ditch
Mi amigo perdió el control de su carro y cayó en la fosa de drenaje al lado de la carretera.My friend lost control of his car and went into the drainage ditch on the side of the road.
2. (tomb)
a. grave
Ayer pasé por el cementerio y vi que estaban cavando una nueva fosa.I went by the cemetery yesterday and saw that they were digging a new grave.
3. (anatomy)
a. cavity
Tengo las fosas nasales congestionadas por la gripa y no huelo nada.My nasal cavities are congested from a cold, and I can't smell anything.
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fosa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sepultura)
a. grave
fosa comúncommon grave
2. (anatomy)
a. cavity
fosas nasalesnostrils
3. (hoyo)
a. pit
fosa marinaoceanic trench
fosa sépticaseptic tank
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fosa
1 (hoyo) pit; (sepultura) grave
fosa atlántica Atlantic trench
fosa común (para gente sin familia) common grave; (para soldados, prisioneros) mass grave
fosa de reparaciones (Automóviles) inspection pit
fosa fecal septic tank
fosa marina oceanic trench
fosa séptica septic tank
2 (Anatomía) cavity
fosas nasales nostrils
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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