Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A flat roof or a platform on the top of a house.
“The position given by the above file as given by my GPS on the azotea is actually in the terrace over the living room (somewhat shaded) - not too bad an accuracy.”
“We hear that two shells have fallen into the house of Señor —, who has a pretty wife and a number of children, and that his azotea is occupied by the federalist troops.”
“When the sun is low and the evening cool, the azotea is a pleasant lounging-place, especially when the proprietor of the house has a taste for flowers; then it is converted into an aerial garden, and displays the rich flora for which the picture-land of Mexico is justly celebrated.”
“When the sun is down, or behind a cloud, the azotea is a most agreeable promenade; and to render it still more so, that over the house of Don Ambrosio had been arranged so as to resemble a flower-garden.”
“During certain hours of the day, the azotea is a favourite resort, being a pleasant place of dalliance, as also the finest for observation -- commanding, as in this case it does,”
“The kitchen and the bath-house are small separate buildings in the yard, or "azotea" (a tho tai'a).”
“While we were enjoying our cigars in the cool of the evening upon the "azotea" of our hotel, we saw a file of soldiers march up to a house directly opposite, and after repeated efforts to enter, they finally burst open the door; reappearing in a few moments with seven or eight "coolies," who were apparently dead drunk, but in reality were stupefied with opium; having met, by appointment, to "shuffle off this mortal coil" after this characteristic fashion.”
“By Apartamento en la azotea con un diseño elegante y contemporáneo | Arkihome on April 12, 2010 at 4: 05 am”
“Una personalidad con estilo nuevo se le dio a esta residencia privada en la azotea mientras se mantiene una atmósfera suave.”
“Sabemos que la mayoría de ustedes quieren usar la azotea de su casa para algo, pues porque no construir un pequeño apartamento allí.”
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