maroma
maroma(
mah
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roh
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mah
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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. (thick, strong cord)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. rope
Lánzale la maroma al muchacho que está en el muelle para que amarre la lancha.Throw the rope to the guy on the pier so he can moor the boat.
2. (gymnastic move)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. flip
Anita es muy ágil; puede pararse de manos y luego dar una maroma.Anita is very agile; she can do a handstand and then do a flip.
b. acrobatic stunt
Doris quedó impresionada por las maromas que hacían las porristas.Doris was impressed by the cheerleaders' acrobatic stunts.
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maroma
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cuerda)
a. rope
2. (acrobacia)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. acrobatic stunt
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maroma
1 (cuerda) rope
2 (Latinoamérica) (cuerda floja) tightrope
3 maromas (Latinoamérica) acrobatics
plural
; (p)
acrobatic stunts
hacer maromas
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