Vocabulario para describir paisajes, pueblos y ciudades

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a bordo de

aboard, on board

a lo largo de

along

abrirse camino entre

to make one's way through

el acantilado

cliff

la acera

sidewalk

al fondo

all the way in the back

al frente de

in front of

la aldea

village

aldea (pueblo)

small village

el aldeano

villager

la almena

crenelated battlement

el ambiente

environment, atmosphere

el arbolado

wooded area, stand of trees

la arena

sand

arido a

arid

el arroyo

brook, stream

atrasado

backward

atravesar

to cross

austral

southern

bordear

to skirt, to go on the edge of

bullicioso/tranquilo

noisy/calm

la calidez

warmth

calido a

warm (climate and personality)

el callejon---o

small street

la caminata

hike, outing

la carretera

highway

el casco

center (of a city)

cenir n

to circle, to surround

circular

to run, to be driven

el clima

climate

la colina

hill

la comarca

district, region

la cordillera

mountain range

corretear

to frolick, to run this way and that

cosmopolita

cosmopolitan

costern

coastal

el crucero

cruise

cruzar

to stand out

la cuenca

basin, mining area

la cuesta

slope

desarrollado

developed

descolgarse

to let oneself down, to descend

detras de---a

behind, in back of

la duna

dune

embarcar

to board

empinado

steep

en frente de

across from, facing

en obras

in/under construction

en pleno...

in the middle of...

en torno a

around

la encrucijada

cross roads, intersection

enterarse

to find out

el entorno

surroundings, environment

escaso/ancho

narrow/wide

el estanque

pond

la fachada

facade, front of a building

las faldas

foothills, lower mountain slopes

la fornada

day's journey, working day

frente a

right in front of

la huerta

vegetable garden

la isla

island

el letero

road sign

los limites--i

borders, far reaches

llamativo

dramatic, striking

la llanura

plain

localizarse

to be located

lucir

to display

lujoso

luxurious

la mezquita

mosque

el mirador

watch tower

la mole

mass, bulk

el molino

windmill

el monasterio

monestary

la montana--n

mountain

el muro/ la muralla

exterior wall, (different from "pared" which means interior wall)

norteno n

northern

occidental

western

ocultar

to hide

la ola

wave

oriental

eastern

la orilla

bank of a river

el paisaje

landscape, scenery

la parada

train stop, bus stop

el paraje

place, spot

el paseo

ride, walk

el patio

patio, yard

el patrimonio

heritage

peninsular

peninsular

las periferias

outskirts, surrounding areas

el pico

peak

el prado

meadow

provincial

provincial

el puente

bridge

recorrer

to cover (a distance) to travel through, around

el recorrido

route, trip, tour

el recoveco

turn, bend

rodear

to surround, to encircle

rozar

to touch, to brush against

rural

rural

serpentear

to snake, to wind

sinuoso

winding

los soportales

arcades, colonnades

surcado

grooved, furrowed

sureno n

southern

la temporada

season

toparse con

to come across by accident, to meet with, to run into

trajinar

to be busy

el tramo

section, part of a route

transcurrir

to take place, to transpire to pass

trasladar

to cross, to move

trasladarse

to move (as in to move from one city to another)

el traslado

move

el trayecto

route, tour, trip

el trazado

route, course

trazar

to trace, to outline, to sketch

la ubicacion

location

ubicado

located, positioned

ubicarse

to be located, to be situated

la urbe

large city

urubano

urban

el vaiven

swinging, rocking, rolling

el valle

valley

zigzaguar

to zigzag

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