montículo

montículo(
mohn
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tee
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koo
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loh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (geography)
a. hillock
Un monumento conmemorando a los soldados caídos se encuentra en la cima del montículo.A monument commemorating the fallen soldiers sits at the top of the hillock.
Levantemos la tienda de campaña sobre ese montículo para que no se inunde en caso de lluvia.Let's put up the tent on that hillock so it doesn't get flooded in case it rains.
b. mound
Eso no es un montículo de tierra. ¡Es un hormiguero!That's not a mound of dirt. It's an anthill!
c. hump
Esos montículos verdes que se ven en el horizonte se ven como una serpiente de mar.Those green humps on the horizon look like a sea serpent.
2. (sports)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. mound
El lanzador estaba sobre el montículo, listo para lanzar la pelota.The pitcher stood on the mound, ready to pitch the ball.
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montículo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. hillock
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montículo
mound; hump
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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