from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a room in a Pueblo Indian house
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An assembly room in dwelling of the Pueblo Indians.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stove; an oven; a close room where heat or a fire is steadily maintained for any purpose. See the extract, and stove (in horticulture).
They're fed up with corrupt politicians, and what they call the estufa or fraud perpetrated by international financial institutions.
In every pueblo there is to be found at least one "estufa," or council-house, for governmental or religious transactions.
Among the half-brutalised Tagnos, with bent limbs and downcast look, there were men who dreamt of days gone by; who knew that their fathers were once free; who in their secret assemblies in mountain cave, or in the deep darkness of the "estufa," still burned the "sacred fire" of the god Quetzalcoatl -- still talked of Moctezuma and
[Footnote 4: The kiva is the assembly chamber, termed estufa in some of the older writings, particularly those of the early Spanish explorers.
Aboriginal Remains in Verde Valley, Arizona Thirteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1891-92, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1896, pages 179-262
"The regular time for meeting in the estufa is the last day of
By Fire Cube, una estufa muy original - Hogar Total on November 27, 2008 at 4: 11 pm
My other opinion (there's no lack of them) is that an estufa empotrable (appears to be built-in) is much superior in looks and ease of cleaning to a stove that sits up on legs on the floor.
Al comprar una estufa de leña escoja el tamaño apropiado y asegúrese de que esté certificada y cumpla con los estándares de emisión de la EPA.
You might start by attaching a Post-It with the Spanish name of the object to everything in your house -- la estufa, la lámpara, la cama, etc., and repeating those names aloud as you're busy about the house.
BBC | Car makers "failing" on climate Manda o bom senso, e mandam as regras ambientais da União Europeia: os construtures automóveis deveriam desenvolver esforços no sentido de diminuirem o impacto ambiental dos veículos novos, reduzindo as emissões de gazes causadores do efeito de estufa.