- 1 [Equitación/Equestrianism] stable, stables (plural) el ganador es de la cuadra Giménez the winner is from the Giménez stable o/or stables tienen el cuarto que parece una cuadra [familiar/colloquial] their room looks like a pigsty [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 (América Latina/Latin America) 2.1 (distancia entre dos esquinas) block el museo queda a dos cuadras de aquí the museum is two blocks from here 2.2 [Agricultura/Agriculture]measurement of agricultural land
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.