protegida por una escollera

English translation: protected/sheltered by a breakwater

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Spanish term or phrase:protegida por una escollera
English translation:protected/sheltered by a breakwater
Entered by: Dave Pugh

10:50 Nov 30, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel
Spanish term or phrase: protegida por una escollera
Se construyó a partir del definitivo asentamiento de los pescadores del municipio en la ensenada natural protegida por una escollera, en la que desde antiguo recalaban sus embarcaciones.
Describing a town in the Basque country.
Thanks in advance
Dave Pugh
Local time: 07:09
protected/sheltered by a breakwater
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Edward Tully
Local time: 07:09
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4 +8protected/sheltered by a breakwater
Edward Tully
5 +1protected by a jetty
Jessica Agullo (X)


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
protected/sheltered by a breakwater


Explanation:
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Edward Tully
Local time: 07:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 106
Grading comment
This has to be it.
Cheers for the help.

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agree  Dr.Dina
3 mins
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agree  erowe
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agree  Tony Isaac: It can also be a harbour wall, if it's larger.
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9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
protected by a jetty


Explanation:
breakwater performs the same function but is not by definition part of a port harboring boats as the context implies here.

Jessica Agullo (X)
United States
Local time: 01:09
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  Barbara Thomas
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