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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. (military)
a. trench
Los soldados salieron de la trinchera y se lanzaron al ataque.The soldiers came out of the trench and launched an attack.
2. (excavation)
a. ditch
Los prisioneros eran obligados a cavar trincheras, las cuales eran usadas para irrigar.The prisoners were forced to dig ditches that were used for irrigation.
b. cutting
La trinchera en la montaña era lo suficientemente grande como para que entren dos vías férreas.The cutting in the mountain was large enough to fit two railways.
3. (clothing)
a. trench coat
El detective siempre vestía una trinchera marrón claro.The detective always wore a light-brown trench coat.
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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. (military)
a. trench
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1 (zanja) ditch; (Mil) trench; (Ferro) cutting
guerra de trincheras trench warfare
2 (abrigo) trench coat
3 (Latinoamérica) (cercado) fence; stockade
4 (México) (cuchillo) curved knife
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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