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wilderness

wilderness(
wihl
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duhr
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nihs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (uncultivated land)
a. la tierra virgen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The east of the country is a wilderness.El este del país es tierra virgen.
b. la naturaleza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
One day, the lawyer decided to quit his job to go live in the wilderness.Un día, el abogado decidió dejar su trabajo e irse a vivir a la naturaleza.
c. la jungla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(with dense vegetation)
Mowgli grew up in the wilderness, far from any other humans.Mowgli se crió en la jungla, lejos de todo ser humano.
d. el desierto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(waterless)
And Jesus went into the wilderness, where he was tempted by Satan.Y Jesús marchó al desierto, donde fue tentado por Satanás.
2. (uninviting place)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Every evening, the city became a wilderness of steel and glass.Por las noches, la ciudad se convertía en un desierto de acero y cristal.
The market was a wilderness of streets.El mercado era un laberinto de calles.
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wilderness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el desierto m, yermo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (fig)
a.
his years in the wildernesslos años que pasó en el ostracismo
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wilderness [ˈwɪldənɪs]
noun
(desert) desierto (m); (hills) monte (m); (virgin land) tierra (f) virgen
a wilderness of ruins un desierto de ruinas; he spent four years in the wilderness before returning to power pasó cuatro años al margen de la política antes de volver al poder
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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