Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of piragua.

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Examples

  • Those who sells "piraguas" are known as piragüeros.

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  • Vendors sold piraguas to help beat the spring heat.

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  • One other treat which defined my summers was piraguas: shaved ice cones

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  • And now our dark piraguas sped over the surface of a silver stream, and every paddle-blade dripped diamonds.

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  • Padre Felipe, Barbara, and I, with two Indians, filled the smaller of the two piraguas; the other held five Indians and a store of provisions for the journey.

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  • We were to start in two swift canoes -- piraguas, he styled them -- and, keeping at first under the lee of the shore, follow the river to its mouth, then proceed up the coast along the safe passage afforded by an outlying chain of islands.

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  • "But our landing will be effected in canoes and piraguas and open boats," cried an officer impatiently.

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  • And there, indeed, went the piraguas on their way back to the ships.

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  • He saw that the piraguas towed by each vessel were being warped alongside, and he wondered a little what this manoeuver might portend.

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  • There was a daring raid effected by means of several appropriated piraguas upon a Spanish pearl fleet in the Rio de la Hacha, from which they had taken a particularly rich haul of pearls.

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