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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A passageway leading from the entrance door to the central patio in houses commonly found in the southwestern United States and Mexico.

Usage examples (12)
  • "zaguan," running through the breadth of the building, and then we are in the patio.
  • Since a "great house" which has been converted into a small museum is the architectural example that visitors are most likely to see, we'll try to capture some of their...
  • She did not return to her apartment, but crossing the patio hastily entered the zaguan.
  • "Oh! what shall we do with him," continued the lady in a tone of distress, and pointing toward the zaguan. for more
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