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maelstrom

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maelstrom(
meyl
-
struhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (strong swirl of water)
a. el remolino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The world's largest and most dangerous maelstrom occurs off the northern coast of Norway.El remolino más fuerte y peligroso del mundo se produce cerca de la costa de Noruega.
b. la vorágine
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The maelstrom nearly sucked in our canoe.El vorágine casi tragó nuestra canoa.
2. (confusing situation or turmoil)
a. la vorágine
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The deportation of Salvadoran gang members from the United States led to a maelstrom of violence in El Salvador.La deportación de los pandilleros salvadoreños de los Estados Unidos condujo a un vorágine de violencia en El Salvador.
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maelstrom
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. el torbellino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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maelstrom [ˈmeɪlstrəʊm]
noun
torbellino (m); remolino (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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