Translation of yard in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /jɑːrd; jɑːd/


  • 1 1.1 (of school, prison) patio (masculine)
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    • Five or six trips to the dump yard on the far lands and I stopped for something to eat.
    • These traders require access to their stores and yards to run their businesses.
    • My father has a little family business, a scrap-metal business with a yard and lorry.
    1.2 (of house) (British English/inglés británico) patio (masculine); (garden) (American English/inglés norteamericano) jardín (masculine)
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    • You may even find some that prove more useful in the yard and garden than in your kitchen.
    • So, you have decided to plant rose bushes in your yard or on your patio, porch or balcony.
    • You'd get to know them, and pretty soon we were just like anybody else hanging out in the yard.
    corral (masculine)
  • 3 (measure) yarda (feminine) (0,91m) it's 100 yards down the road está a unos 100 metros de aquí yard of ale (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) )recipiente esférico de cuello largo que se utiliza en concursos de beber cerveza
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    • On the half hour mark Brian Pendergast let fly with a right foot shot from twenty yards.
    • How many inches equal a yard is not something subject to daily fluctuations on the free or any other market.
    • I headed the ball back inside and eventually the ball ended up at my feet 20 yards from goal and I just hit it.
  • 4the Yard (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) [colloquial/familiar] Scotland Yard (feminine)
  • 5 (spar) [Nautical/Náutica] verga (feminine)
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    • The Captain motioned with his eyes and his head to the main mast top yard.
    • The argument is that a three-masted ship had three yards on each mast for the square sails, making nine in all.
    • They could see Bowles and they waited, bracing themselves against the yard should the two ships collide.

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