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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