las cataratas
-the waterfalls
See the entry for catarata.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (cascade)
a. waterfall
Las cataratas tienen una altura de 150 metros y son espectaculares.The waterfalls have a height of 150 meters and are spectacular.
b. cataract
No te pares tan cerca de la catarata o te vas a mojar.Don't stand so close to the cataract or you will get wet.
2. (medicine)
a. cataract
A mi abuela ya la han operado dos veces de cataratas.My grandmother has been operated for cataracts twice already.
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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. (de agua)
a. waterfall
las cataratas del Iguazúthe Iguaçu Falls
las cataratas del NiágaraNiagara Falls
2. (medicine)
a. cataract
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1 (Geografía) waterfall; cataract
cataratas del Niágara Niagara Falls
2 (Med) cataract
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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