There are 2 main translations of gaucho in English:

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gaucho 1

also: feminine: gaucha
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  • Alarcón dijo que contraerá nupcias con Recalde en Ecuador antes de viajar a tierras gauchas.
  • En ese mismo sentido, ojalá la decisión gaucha sea seguida por otros países.
  • La historia del gaucho don Ceferino en contra de los extraterrestres ... muy entretenido.

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There are 2 main translations of gaucho in English:

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gaucho 2

sustantivo masculino


Cultural Note: gaucho

A peasant of the pampas of Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil. Modern gauchos work as foremen on farms and ranches and take part in rodeos. Gauchos fought for Argentine independence from Spain, but later became involved in political disputes and suffered persecution. A literary genre, literatura gauchesca, grew up in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The most famous work is Martín Fierro, an epic poem by José Hernández about the misfortunes of an Argentine gaucho when the huge pampas are divided into ranches. Traditionally gauchos wore baggy trousers, leather chaps, a chiripá, a garment that went over their trousers and came up around their waist, boots, a hat, a leather waistcoat, a belt with a large buckle. They carried a facón - a large knife with a curved blade, and used boleadoras, ropes weighted at each end and thrown like lassos, to catch cattle.
Example sentences
  • Los gauchos llegaron en patota a enfrentar al insolente.
  • Pero, después, hay cada gaucho en la pampa!
  • Se nota que hay un total desconocimiento de los orígenes del verdadero gaucho.

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