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Historical Constructions I

Construcciones históricas I

Construcciones históricas I
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n. cromlech

Translation: crómlech

Definition of cromlech in English

Megalithic monument consisting of a set of menhirs or dolmens arranged in a circle or ellipse.

Definition of cromlech in Spanish

Monumento megalítico constituido por un conjunto de menhires o dólmenes dispuestos en círculo o elipse.

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n. dolmen

Translation: dolmen

Definition of dolmen in English

Megalithic monument comprised of two or more large stones that support a flat, horizontal one.

Definition of dolmen in Spanish

Monumento megalítico constituido por dos o más bloques grandes y verticales de piedra coronados por otro horizontal.

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n. menhir

Translation: menhir

Definition of menhir in English

Megalithic monument that consists of a large, vertical block of stone.

Definition of menhir in Spanish

Monumento megalítico constituido por un bloque grande y vertical de piedra.

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n. moai

Translation: moái

Definition of moai in English

Monolithic humanoid sculpture located on Easter Island alongside others of the same type.

Definition of moai in Spanish

Estatua gigante esculpida en piedra que se encuentra en la isla de Pascua junto a otras del mismo tipo.

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n. sphinx

Translation: esfinge

Definition of sphinx in English

Statue that represents the mythological creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion, traditional of Ancient Egypt.

Definition of sphinx in Spanish

Estatua que representa la criatura mitológica con cabeza humana y cuerpo de león, tradicional del Antiguo Egipto.

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n. totem pole

Translation: tótem

Definition of totem pole in English

Monumental sculpture in the form of a pillar that depicts natural objects, animals, or people, traditional of the Native American tribes of northwestern North America.

Definition of totem pole in Spanish

Escultura que representa la entidad natural protectora de una persona, una tribu o un clan, tradicional de la cultura nativa norteamericana.

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n. amphitheater

Translation: anfiteatro

Definition of amphitheater in English

Building, circular or elliptical in shape, that is uncovered and has tiered seats around a central arena, which housed spectacles in ancient Rome.

Definition of amphitheater in Spanish

Edificio circular, ovalado o elíptico, descubierto y con gradas alrededor de la arena central, que albergaba espectáculos en la Antigua Roma.

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n. column

Translation: columna

Definition of column in English

Vertical architectural element that is used as a support for buildings, sometimes decorative, and typically comprised of a base, a shaft, and a capital.

Definition of column in Spanish

Elemento arquitectónico vertical que se emplea como soporte para edificios y es en ocasiones decorativo, compuesto generalmente por una basa, un fuste y un capitel.

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n. shaft

Translation: fuste

Definition of shaft in English

Main part of a column, located between the capital and the base.

Definition of shaft in Spanish

Parte principal de una columna, situada entre la basa y el capitel.

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n. capital

Translation: capitel

Definition of capital in English

Top part of a column, designed to support the weight of another structural element.

Definition of capital in Spanish

Parte superior de una columna, diseñada para recibir el peso de otro elemento estructural.

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n. base

Translation: basa

Definition of base in English

Bottom part of a column, which supports the shaft.

Definition of base in Spanish

Parte inferior de una columna, que sirve como punto apoyo para el fuste.