rincón

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Loaned from Spanish; in use in the southwest United States.

Noun[edit]

rincón (plural rincons or rincones)

  1. meadow on south-facing upper slopes of a mountain
  2. abandoned meander

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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