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Translation of proa in English:

sustantivo femenino

Example sentences
  • Simultáneamente el enemigo rompe los fuegos con un cañón de proa.
  • No basta ser proa de un barco llamado Decencia.
  • Tomó el timón; le trazó una recta visual al buque y le dirigió la proa.

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.