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Nueba Yol

Nueba Yol  n.— «Historically, New York, or “Nueba Yol” as it is rendered in Dominican Spanish, has represented the United States for Dominicans. “Me voy pa’ Nueba Yol!” exults the hero, Balbuena, in the Dominican...

trusted traveler

trusted traveler  n.— «The United States and its North American neighbors yesterday announced that they will set up a “trusted traveler” program for the continent by 2008, and will this year develop a plan to respond together...

cheese cutter

cheese cutter  n.— «Study existing crash barrier designs in the United States to identify those most hazardous to motorcyclists (e.g., “cheese cutter” cable runs) to prioritize those systems for replacement.» —“Making...

armchair pilot

armchair pilot  n.— «The United States Army is gong to weed out its “swivel chair” airplane pilots by making all air corps officers with fifteen or more years’ service take tests to determine their flying ability.» —“Army...

pupusería

pupusería  n.— «For years, Salvadorans in the United States have enjoyed their national food at pupuserías, little restaurants that specialize in pupusas.» —“Pupusas filled with the taste of El Salvador” by Juan...

geo-green

geo-green  n.— «The neocon strategy may have been necessary to trigger reform in Iraq and the wider Arab world, but it will not be sufficient unless it is followed up by what I call a “geo-green” strategy. As a geo-green, I...