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leafy
American English: /ˈlifi/
British English: /ˈliːfi/

Translation of leafy in Spanish:

adjective -fier, -fiest

  • (boughs)
    (lane)
    the leafy suburbs north of the city
    los barrios residenciales del norte de la ciudad
    Example sentences
    • And I may not be an expert, but I could swear it is far quieter within the protective leafy screen.
    • Wang wondered why residents had to give up their leafy trees and green meadow for the marsh and concrete pond.
    • The city is an oasis of grass lawns and leafy trees.

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