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descanso

descanso  n.— «Williams said one of the cars came to rest against a descanso, or roadside cross often put up by family and friends to mark where someone died, usually in a traffic accident.» —“Fiery Crash on I-25 Kills...

descanso

descanso  n.— «Alongside Interstate 80 in Knowlton Township is something called a descanso, a Spanish word that means a roadside memorial. It is for state Trooper Philip Lamonaco.» —“Tenuous Bond Links Two Memorials” by Rod...

descanso

descanso  n.— «The practice of erecting memorials may have its origins in Mexico. Roadside memorials there are called descanso, which means resting place.» —“Roadside reminders” by Kelly Garbus Kansas City Star...

descanso

descanso  n.— «In the Southwest, the markers are called descansos, which comes from the Spanish word for resting. The practice comes from a Spanish tradition of placing stones where pallbearers rested between the church and the cemetery...

haji

haji  n.— «There was little left in the bomb crater. The explosive had been placed inside a tiny roadside market—a “haji stand” in GI parlance—which was closed when the bomb went off.» —“Trolling for bombs” by...