rincón

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Loaned from Spanish.

Noun[edit]

rincón (plural rincons or rincones)

  1. (US, southwestern US) A meadow on the south-facing upper slopes of a mountain.
  2. (US, southwestern US) An abandoned meander.
  3. (US, southwestern US) An interior corner; a nook; hence, an angular recess or hollow bend in a mountain, river, cliff, etc.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic ركن (rukán), from Arabic ركن (rukn, corner, nook).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rincón m (plural rincones)

  1. corner (inside), angle
  2. nook, cosy corner
  3. haven, retreat
  4. patch, small piece (of land)
  5. bit, end

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