from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inclosure for cattle, etc.


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  • In contrast to these races, run on a well-ordered course, and watched from luxurious stands, are the native "cancha" meetings, held, probably, at some country public-house, and run on a "cancha," consisting of a soft piece of road, or along a fence where there are no holes.

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  • Entiendas [e] como contratista cualquier persona que demuestre el oficio, la rudeza y buena vibra para realizar cualquier proyecto de electricidad, arte, plomería, albañilería o expresión personal; ya sea en las alturas o a nivel de "cancha".

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  • Is like the sections of some online newspapers in Mexico … do we really need a section called "cancha" instead of "sports" or "tribuna" instead of "politics"?


  • But they were always counterbalanced by something wonderful: be it guava marmalade for breakfast each morning, chatting with teachers over ice cream or tea, learning Quechua vocabulary from the kids at the internado (weekday boarding school for kids who live really far out in the campo), watching a soccer game at the local cancha, or losing myself in the sea of stars at night.

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  • Nunca he visto una protesta callejera, plantón o manifestación en la que falte una bandera nacional; sin hablar, por supuesto, de las fiestas patrias y cuando la "decepción nacional de futbol" sale a la cancha a defender nuestros colores.

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  • You then serve with an assortment of ingredients that make it more than a side-dish: lettuce, camote (sweet potato), choclo (maize), yuca, cancha and cilantro.

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  • Two weeks ago we were sitting in some makeshift bleachers at the local cancha de fútbol when a horse entered the field from an adjacent dirt road, crossed the field at full gallop we clearly heard the pounding of its hooves from 100 meters away, jumped a ditch, and continued down a road on the other side of the field, still at full gallop.

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  • A new cancha opened, a youth took charge of coaching the kids in preparation for a tournamet and I wanted to help out, but then interest fell off and, some kids think he ran off with the kids' money...

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  • Some of the foods I ate included: tropical fruits mango, papaya, passion fruit, guanábana and tree tomatoes, yuca, plantains, tamales, humitas, cancha and ceviche.

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  • Ceviche can be stored in the fridge for a few hours or (if precooked fish was used) served immediately with something crunchy to finish it off, like popcorn, toasted corn kernals (cancha), plantain chips or corn chips.

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