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Spanish translation: broch | torre circular escocesa de la Edad de Hierro (broch)

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English term or phrase:brochs
Spanish translation:broch | torre circular escocesa de la Edad de Hierro (broch)
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22:25 Sep 16, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: brochs
Celts from around the first century B.C built brochs, a new type of stronghold in the coastal region
Carolina
torre circular (escocesa) de la Edad de Hierro (broch)
Explanation:



broch
Pronunciation:*br**, *br**
Function:noun
Inflected Form:-s
Etymology:Scots broch, bruch, literally, borough, from Middle English (Scots) brugh borough, alteration of Middle English burgh * more at BOROUGH

1 Scotland : a luminous ring around the moon popularly regarded as an omen of bad weather
2 : one of the prehistoric circular stone towers found on the Orkney and Shetland islands and the Scottish mainland and usually consisting of double walls enclosing small apartments about a central court
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3 +2torre circular (escocesa) de la Edad de Hierro (broch)
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torre circular (escocesa) de la Edad de Hierro (broch)


Explanation:



broch
Pronunciation:*br**, *br**
Function:noun
Inflected Form:-s
Etymology:Scots broch, bruch, literally, borough, from Middle English (Scots) brugh borough, alteration of Middle English burgh * more at BOROUGH

1 Scotland : a luminous ring around the moon popularly regarded as an omen of bad weather
2 : one of the prehistoric circular stone towers found on the Orkney and Shetland islands and the Scottish mainland and usually consisting of double walls enclosing small apartments about a central court

David Russi
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agree  Anne Smith Campbell: A veces se dice solo "broch" sin más, y otras se añade "torre circular", pero me parece importante que se mantenga en algún lugar el "broch" original, ya sea entre comas o paréntesis. Es como el nombre propio de estas torres circulares de los celtas. ;)
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agree  Malena Garcia
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Sep 30, 2007 - Changes made by David Russi:
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Sep 16, 2007 - Changes made by Rebecca Hendry:
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