Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Spanish-speaking countries, a wagon-road or highway.
“Revolucion Street going down the hill to the carretera is a major stream.”
“I understand, Camille but what Dawg is talking about here is the slimeballs working the carretera from the Llibramiento through Ajijic.”
“In the hillside Park Guell (carretera del Carmel), kids can actually climb on his sculptures.”
“So I rode out of Riobamba on a hired mount along the desert trail which leads to Ambato, from which the carretera starts for Quito.”
“In those days, before the light railway from Guayaquil to Quito was built, a stage-coach ran from Ambato to the Capital along the carretera, on which were built, at ten-mile intervals, relay stations.”
“What's _carretera accidentada_ mean?" said my sister, looking up from the Michelin Guide.”
“The main reason for going to Linares was because the Cherub believed there was a fair hotel, built to accommodate Englishmen collected for the lead-mining; therefore it was without regret that we turned the Gloria to follow the _carretera_ to Cordoba.”
“We now began to descend the valley by a broad and excellent _carretera_, or carriage road, which was cut out of the steep side of the mountain on our right.”
“We now began to descend the valley by a broad and excellent carretera or carriage road, which was cut out of the steep side of the mountain on our right.”
“Existe una diferencia entre las poblaciones de Santa Rita y Santa Marta 1 y Santa Marta 2, que se encuentran al borde de la carretera antigua a Cochabamba, donde se encuentran viviendas de ladrillo y teja junto a las más sencillas, y las poblaciones campesinas que se encuentran hacia el interior de la montaña, que son puramente de adobe y motacú, con condiciones mucho más sencillas, donde no llegan el agua y la luz.”
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