plaza mayor
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Usage note
This word may be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
plaza mayor(
plah
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sah
 
mah
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yohr
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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. (square space)
a. main square
Pasamos la tarde paseando en la plaza mayor del pueblo.We spent the afternoon walking around the town's main square.
Plaza Mayor
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (square in Madrid)
a. Plaza Mayor
Reservamos un hotel en Madrid, cerca de Plaza Mayor.We booked a hotel in Madrid, close to Plaza Mayor.
b. Main Square
Raúl encontró una excelente tienda de sombreros en la Plaza Mayor.Raul found a great hat shop in the Main Square.
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