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or quat·ro

noun, plural cuat·ros.
  1. a small guitar with four or five strings or pairs of strings, used in Latin American and Caribbean music.
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Examples from the Web for cuatro

Historical Examples of cuatro

  • A small village 23 kilometers east-southeast of Cuatro Caminos; arid tropical scrub forest.

    The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico

    William E. Duellman

  • A noteworthy volume of poems by four authors was published in 1853 under the title of "Cuatro Laudes."

    The History of Cuba, vol. 3

    Willis Fletcher Johnson

  • Americanos lies approximately 75 miles west-northwest of Cuatro Cienegas.

  • His soul shrank from the infamous garrotte, and he aspired to the indulgence of the cuatro tiros (four shots).

  • Then suddenly changing the subject, he said: "How is that caravansary of yours in the Cuatro Caminos getting on?"


    Armando Palacio Valds