la travesía
-the crossing
See the entry for travesía.

travesía

travesía(
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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. (journey)
a. crossing
La travesía en canoa fue muy complicada por la lluvia.The canoe crossing was very difficult because of the rain.
Los viajeros llegaron al campamento agotados de la travesía por las montañas.The travelers were exhausted when they arrived at the camp after their journey through the mountains.
b. voyage
El documental narraba los peligros de una travesía por el desierto.The documentary showed the perils of a voyage across the desert.
c. flight (in the air)
La travesía de Madrid a Reykjavík dura 4 horas.The flight from Madrid to Reykjavik is 4 hours long.
2. (cross-street)
a. side street
Esta travesía está muy mal iluminada pese a estar en el centro.This side street is poorly lit despite it being downtown.
b. main road through town
Tomamos la travesía para llegar al restaurante.We took the main road through town to get to the restaurant.
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travesía
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (viaje; por mar)
a. voyage, crossing
2. (por aire)
a. flight
3. (calle; entre otras dos)
a. cross-street, connecting street
4. (en pueblo)
a. main road through a town
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travesía
1 (calle) side street; [de pueblo] road that passes through a village
Travesía de la Paloma (name of street)
2 (viaje) (Náutica) crossing; voyage; (Aeronáutica) crossing; (distancia) distance travelled; distance to be crossed
travesía del desierto period in the wilderness
3 (viento) crosswind; (S. Cone) west wind
4 (en el juego) (ganancias) amount won; (pérdidas) amount lost
5 (And) (S. Cone) (desierto) arid plain; desert region
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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