21 terms

chapter 10 set 4

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bolero
1.) Spanish dance with sharp turns, stamping, and sudden pauses with one arm arched over the head; music in 3/4 time for this dance
2.) loose waist-length jacket worn open at the front
cabana
cabinlike shelter at a beach or pool
cafeteria
self-service or counter-service restaurant; offering that invites consumers to make varied choices
castanets
hand instruments clicked together to accompany music or dancing
fiesta
saint's day celebrated with processions and dances; festival; holiday
olla podrida
highly seasoned meat-and-vegetable stew
patio
paved outdoor dining or lounging area adjacent to a house; inner courtyard open to the sky
pimento (pimiento)
thick-fleshed pepper used for stuffing olives and as a source of paprika
seviche (ceviche)
appetizer of raw fish marinated in lime or lemon juice
siesta
rest or nap, usually after the midday meal
taco
tortilla folded around a filling such as meat, cheese, or lettuce
tortilla
disk of unleavened corn or wheat bread
barrio
Spanish-speaking neighborhood
indigo
blue dye
mañana
tomorrow; (in) the indefinite future
mantilla
1.) woman's light scarf worn over the head and shoulders
2.) short cloak or cape
olio
mixture; hodgepodge; medley; olla podrida
pampa
vast, treeless, grassy plain, especially in Argentina; prairie
peccadillo
slight offense; small fault
poncho
1.) blanketlike cloak with a slit in the middle for the head
2.) waterproofed and hooded raincoat of similar shape
tremblor
earthquake