There are 2 translations of rook in Spanish:

rook1

Pronunciation: /rʊk/

n

  • 1.1 [Zool] grajo (m)
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    • Birds - blackbirds and thrushes, robins, starlings, rooks and crows, jays, ducks, seagulls and owls will eat slugs.
    • Crows belong to the family of corvids, which also includes rooks, jays, ravens and jackdaws.
    • Outside the city walls, the fields would have supported birds such as starlings, rooks and crows, just as you can see today but in greater abundance.
    1.2 (in chess) torre (f)
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    • With the rise in use of exchange sacrifices, rook versus minor piece endgames are becoming more common, and there are key defensive techniques that a player must know.
    • In the even rarer case of two rooks vs. three minor pieces, the limited statistics give the minor pieces a slight edge provided they include the bishop pair, which they usually do.
    • All the pieces move in straight lines like the rook or castle in chess, and a piece may be moved any number of squares providing no other piece is standing in the way.

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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of rook in Spanish:

rook2

vt

  • [colloquial/familiar] estafar to rook sb of sth estafarle algo a algn
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    • And they were convinced they'd rooked us… Yeah, the perfect business deal.
    • He once said: ‘If we were to apply the Sermon on the Mount to our business, we would be rooked within six months.’
    • I started to notice that I was getting rooked by the sites about a year ago.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more