[ saw-kah-law; English soh-kuh-loh ]
/ ˈsɔ kɑˌlɔ; English ˈsoʊ kəˌloʊ /
noun, plural zó·ca·los [saw-kah-laws; English soh-kuh-lohz]. /ˈsɔ kɑˌlɔs; English ˈsoʊ kəˌloʊz/. Mexican Spanish.
a public square or plaza, especially in the center of a city or town.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Example sentences from the Web for zócalo
In the centre was the zocalo, a green oasis of verdure laid out in winding walks and brilliant flower-beds.The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Fergus Hume
Ned found the little door by which he had entered, and passed outside, hiding again among the trees of the Zocalo.The Texan Star|Joseph A. Altsheler