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calesa

[ Spanish kah-le-sah ]
/ Spanish kɑˈlɛ sɑ /
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noun

(in the Philippines) a small, two-wheeled calash.

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Origin of calesa

<Spanish <French calèchecalèche
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Example sentences from the Web for calesa

  • The two-wheeled trap, called a calesa, is the chief conveyance.

  • I stopped the calesa, hailed him, and inquired was he fond of rheumatic fever.

    Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
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