muralla

muralla(
moo
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yah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (fortification)
a. wall
La ciudad medieval estaba rodeada por una muralla y varias torres defensivas.The medieval city was surrounded by a wall and various defense towers.
b. walls
La muralla rodeaba toda la ciudad antigua, dejando una sola entrada.The walls completely enclosed the old city, leaving only one entrance.
c. city wall
Las murallas y fuertes de Cartagena fueron construidos para proteger la ciudad de ataques piratas.The city walls and fortresses of Cartagena were built to protect the city from attacks by pirates.
d. rampart
Los caballeros se formaron sobre la muralla para esperar al enemigo.The knights lined up on the rampart to wait for the enemy.
2. (architecture)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. wall
Unos cuanto ladrillos se cayeron de la muralla que rodea el patio trasero.A few bricks fell away from the wall around the backyard.
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muralla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. wall
muralla
1 [de ciudad] (muro) (city) wall; walls
plural
; (p)
(terraplén) rampart
la Gran Muralla china the Great Wall of China
2 (Latinoamérica) (pared) wall
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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