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English translation: porticoed square

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12:41 Mar 27, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
Spanish term or phrase: porticada
en torno a su plaza porticada (in a small town)
keith
English translation:porticoed square
Explanation:
AS IN following examples (Internet search):

... where everything is just right. The flower lined streets and porticoed squares are not buffeted by souvenir shops, the square only has one quiet bar with a few ...

... the 12th and 14th Centuries, the Gothic Church of Santa María, and the porticoed square or "Firal dels Bous" (Cattle Mart) which served as a shelter for the ...

... with a pieta by Gregorio Fernandez, and the Church of San Salvador, with an 11th century Romanesque apse, as well as its porticoed Main Square (Playa Mayor). ...

... the architect Apollodorus of Damascus. It comprised a porticoed square in the centre of which stood a colossal equestrian statue of the emperor. On either side ...

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Local time: 23:18
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nacovered arcadeGabriela Tenenbaum
naporticoed squareAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naporticada / doors
Yolanda Broad


  

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37 mins
porticada / doors


Explanation:
I'd leave it in Spanish (found over a 100 English language sites which use "porticada" to refer to plazas & squares in Spanish towns), at the following Google search results page:

http://www.google.com/search?q=porticada&hl=en&lr=lang_en&sa...

but if you really want the English, here are a few examples:

[PDF] www.comadrid.es/ecoyempleo/tematico/con_mad/pdf/ingles/comu...
... go to Villaviciosa de Odón. At the doors of this town, the Army Archives ... the Villena Palace. In Navalcarnero, the Porticada Plaza welcomes us, or the Segovia ...

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... go to Villaviciosa de Odón. At the doors of this town, the Army Archives ... the Villena Palace. In Navalcarnero, the Porticada Plaza welcomes us, or the Segovia ... www.comadrid.es/ecoyempleo/tematico/con_mad/english/comunid... rutas_frtexto.htm

Aguilar de Campóo Palencia
... time bill with six access, who se doors are : Door of REINOSA, THE TOBALINA ... century with square presbytery. Bigger SQUARE Porticada and of big dimensions,this ...
www.aguilar.es.vg/Default.asp


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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 17:18
Native speaker of: English
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57 mins
porticoed square


Explanation:
AS IN following examples (Internet search):

... where everything is just right. The flower lined streets and porticoed squares are not buffeted by souvenir shops, the square only has one quiet bar with a few ...

... the 12th and 14th Centuries, the Gothic Church of Santa María, and the porticoed square or "Firal dels Bous" (Cattle Mart) which served as a shelter for the ...

... with a pieta by Gregorio Fernandez, and the Church of San Salvador, with an 11th century Romanesque apse, as well as its porticoed Main Square (Playa Mayor). ...

... the architect Apollodorus of Damascus. It comprised a porticoed square in the centre of which stood a colossal equestrian statue of the emperor. On either side ...




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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 23:18
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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2 hrs
covered arcade


Explanation:
el diccionario EurodicAutom dice:
CALLE PORTICADA: "COVERED ARCADE" (town and country planning).

Hope it helps!




    Reference: http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/
Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 20:18
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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Sep 11, 2005 - Changes made by Nikki Graham:
FieldOther » Tech/Engineering
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