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rufo

rufo  n.— «“En California los mexicanos dicen ‘Guachaut’ (watch out: cuidado) o ‘simon’ cuando se saludan (yes, man: sí, hombre). En Nueva York los puertorriqueños dicen ‘rufo’ (roof: techo)”, narró Morales.» —“El...

guachaut

guachaut  v.— «“En California los mexicanos dicen ‘Guachaut’ (watch out: cuidado) o ‘simon’ cuando se saludan (yes, man: sí, hombre). En Nueva York los puertorriqueños dicen ‘rufo’ (roof: techo)”, narró Morales...

Hard Site

Hard Site  n.— «Its members said they heard rumors about the area that came to be called “the Hard Site,” including verbal previews of the now famous pictures of naked inmates piled in sexually suggestive poses, stories about a...

brownfield

brownfield  n.— «Known as brownfields, these areas are defined by the USEPA as “abandoned, idled, or under-used industrial and commercial facilities where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental...

Meritage

Meritage n. an invented regional wine designation from California, designating high-end cabernet-like wines made from Bordeaux varietals. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Meritage

Meritage  n.— «Meritage is the name selected by a group of 31 wineries that staged a nationwide contest late last year to come up with a designation for the new premium blends of wines springing up all over California.» —“Vintners See...