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garita

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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. (military)
a. sentry box (shelter)
En Londres, todos los turistas se quieren hacer fotos con la guardia real delante de sus garitas.In London, all the tourists want to take a picture with the palace guard in front of their sentry boxes.
b. bartizan (watchtower)
Los centinelas vigilando la ciudad desde las garitas dieron la alarma.The lookouts guarding the city from the bartizans sounded the alarm.
2. (booth)
a. porter's lodge
Le fui a preguntar al portero en qué piso estaba el médico, pero la garita estaba vacía.I went to ask the porter which floor the doctor was on, but the porter's lodge was empty.
3. (shelter)
a. box
La garita donde trabajan los vigilantes mide menos de dos metros cuadrados.The box where the guards work is less than two square meters.
b. hut
Empezó a llover y el vigilante se resguardó en su garita.It started to rain and the guard sheltered in his hut.
c. cabin
En las películas de miedo suele haber una garita donde tienen a personas secuestradas.In horror movies, there's often a cabin where kidnapped people are being held.
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garita
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de centinela)
a. sentry box
2. (de conserje)
a. porter's lodge
garita
1 [de centinela] sentry box; [de conserje] porter's lodge; (Latinoamérica) [de policía de tráfico] stand; box
garita de control checkpoint
garita de señales (Ferro) signal box
2 (caseta) cabin; box
3 [de camión] cab
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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