- 2 [Transp] 2.1 (for road traffic) carril (m) or (Chi) pista (f) or (RPl) senda (f) bus/bicycle lane carril (m) de autobuses/bicicletas to change lanes cambiar de carril ( or de pista etc) a three-lane highway una autopista de tres carriles ( or pistas etc) traffic is reduced to a single lane se circula por un solo carril ( or pista etc) to live in the fast lane [colloquial/familiar] vivir a toda máquina, vivir a tope (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] (before n) lane closure carril cerrado ( or pista cerrada etc) lane discipline disciplina (f) de carril ( or pista etc) lane markings líneas (fpl) divisorias de carriles ( or pistas etc) 2.2 (for ships) ruta (f) sea/shipping lane ruta marítima/de navegación 2.3 (for aircraft) pasillo (m) or corredor (m) aéreo, via (f) aérea
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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.