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railway engine shed

Spanish translation: galpón/cobertizo


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English term or phrase:railway engine shed
Spanish translation:galpón/cobertizo
Entered by: Mónica Algazi
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14:59 Sep 15, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Finance (general)
English term or phrase: railway engine shed
the term I want refers to a railway engine shed. I want to use "galpón" but is this word used in Spain or only South America?
Giles Bickford
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:53
Tú lo dijiste.
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Mónica Algazi
Local time: 16:53
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Great - thanks
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3 +5galpón/cobertizo
Mónica Algazi



11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
railway engine shed = galpón ?

Tú lo dijiste.

Mónica Algazi
Local time: 16:53
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 356
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Great - thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Satto (Roberto): En Col tambien se entiende perfecto..
30 mins
  -> Gracias, Roberto.

agree  David Girón Béjar: En España también se utiliza. "Cobertizo" es más común, pero menos preciso.
54 mins
  -> Gracias, David.

agree  NiceKat: ... en Perú también
55 mins
  -> Gracias, NiceKat.

agree  Egmont
1 hr
  -> Gracias, colega.

agree  Rocio Barrientos
6 hrs
  -> Gracias, Rocío.
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Sep 20, 2007 - Changes made by Mónica Algazi:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term
Sep 15, 2007 - Changes made by Monika Jakacka Márquez:
Term askedrailway engine shed = galpón ? » railway engine shed

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