- [colloquial/familiar] coche (m) or furgón (m) celular, cuca (f) (Chile) [colloquial/familiar], jaula (feminine) (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar], julia (feminine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- A short, mutton-chopped cop grabbed his sleeve and pushed him toward the open doors of a Black Maria.
- The jury comes back within five minutes, the judge dons a black cap, and the defendants commence with a thin chorus of ‘You're going home in a Black Maria.’
- On arrival at Leeds station they were met by a Black Maria which would carry them to Leeds Town Hall where the trial was to be held.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.