Translation of barrow in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbærəʊ/


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    1.1 carretilla (feminine) 1.2 (street trader's stall) (British English/inglés británico) carretón (masculine) (utilizado como puesto de venta) (before noun/delante del nombre) barrow boyvendedor en un puesto callejero
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    • These were all purchased from street barrows when second-hand books were sold at a cost of about sixpence each.
    • Sold from just about every avenue one could imagine (from shops to basements to barrows in the street), the drink played into the prevalent violence and insecurity in a dramatic and disastrous way.
    • He came to a corner, but she was lost in the crowd around a line of street barrows selling clothing and a little food.
  • 2 (grave mound) [Archeology/Arqueología] túmulo (masculine)
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    • Across Britain and Ireland there are thousands of Iron Age barrows and burial mounds, and hundreds of Iron Age hill forts.
    • In prehistoric Britain early agricultural communities deposited their dead in communal, highly visible locations such as chambered tombs, barrows and burial cairns.
    • With its prehistoric burial mounds, barrows and encampments, its feudal laws and time-trapped settlements, the New Forest is anything but.

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Did you know that bable (or asturiano) is a variety of Castilian spoken in Asturias? It went into decline when the kingdom of Castile achieved political dominance and imposed Castilian on what became Spain. By the twentieth century it was confined to rural areas. With the revival of Spanish regional languages