- 1 1.1 (mojón) landmark; (en topografía) ranging rod 1.2 [literario/literary] (hito) milestone, landmark
- 2 2.1 (América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], (tirón) pull, tug, yank le dio un jalón del bolso y salió corriendo he wrenched o/or yanked her bag away and ran off de un jalón (América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone) , lo voy a hacer de un jalón I'm going to get it over and done with, I'm going to get it done in one fell swoop 2.2 (México/Mexico) (distancia) distance aún nos queda un buen jalón we still have a fair way o/or a fair distance to go
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...
The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.