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Translation of carioca in English:


  • of/from Rio de Janeiro
Example sentences
  • Esta es la última aprobación que resta en el país carioca.
  • Se consideraba que Chicago era la principal rival de la ciudad carioca.
  • Este comportamiento al estilo del las favelas cariocas es novedoso para el Uruguay.

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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.