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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (guest house)
a. inn
Lo siento. Ya no hay lugar en esta posada.I'm sorry. There's no room at this inn.
Está oscureciendo; deberíamos parar en esa posada y dormir un poco.It's getting dark. We should stop at that inn and get some sleep.
2. (shelter)
a. lodging
Puedo ofrecerles posada una noche.I can provide you with lodging for one night.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (nine-day Christmas festival celebrated between December 16th and 24th)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. Posadas
Hay que ir al tianguis por una piñata porque mañana empiezan las posadas.We need to go to the market to get a piñata because the Posadas start tomorrow.
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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. (fonda)
a. inn, guest house
2. (hospedaje)
a. lodging, accommodation
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1 (hospedaje) shelter; lodging
dar posada a algn to give shelter to sb; take sb in
2 (lugar) (para comer) inn; (para dormir) boarding house
3 (morada) house; dwelling
4 (Centroamérica) (México) (fiesta) Christmas party
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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