from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common name of fishes of the genus Sparisoma.


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  • The use of "viejo" and "vieja" is awfully common in an affectionate sense among defequenses (as my norteno boss sometimes refers to them), but like the F-word or even the Ch-word, the context is all-important.

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  • The befl of the pidlures are coUefted in five principal apartments: in the facrifly, a room of one hundred and eight by thirty - three; in the iglefia vieja, which is one hundred and five by thirty-four; and in two halls of

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  • The term "viejerío" used by Diego had a whole different connotation than the related term "vieja".

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  • Donde Se Encuentra El Plomo * Generalmente, entremás vieja sea su casa, mayor será la posibilidad de que ésta tenga pintura con base de plomo.

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  • La fraternidad de Diablos de este pequeño pueblo colonial es la más vieja del continente americano y tal vez la más organizada.

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  • Y no busquen la novedad; la novedad es la cosa más vieja que existe.

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  • El Siboney restaurant offers Cuban mix sandwiches, tostones, ropa vieja and more.

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  • Por ser noticia, es bastante vieja porque es del 31 de mayo de 2005, pero nunca es tarde para avisparse un poco.

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  • ¿Porque está enferma, vieja (según ella) e incapaz de poder mantener a su hijo?

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  • MARIA HINOJOSA, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Over 1,000 miles away from the commotion in Miami, La Brocita (ph) gives New Yorkers their own little taste of Cuba, with typical dishes like carne gisana (ph), pollo alorno (ph), and ropa vieja.

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