adobe houses

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Постройки в районе Скалистых гор [Rocky Mountains] и на юго-западе страны, при строительстве которых использован кирпич-сырец из необожженной глины [adobe]. Большинство испанских католических миссий построены в таком стиле

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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  • adobe — noun /aˈdəʊ.bi/ a) An unburnt brick dried in the sun. Many people in Texas and New Mexico live in adobe houses. b) A house made of adobe brick. Stone sidewalks, little more than a ledge in width, ran along the base of the mean and monotonous… …   Wiktionary

  • adobe — [[t]ədo͟ʊbi[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N n Adobe is a mixture of mud and straw that is dried into bricks in the sun and used for building, especially in hot countries. ...a few blocks of adobe houses …   English dictionary

  • Adobe Bridge — Infobox Software name = Adobe Bridge caption = Adobe Bridge running on Mac OS X developer = Adobe Systems latest release version = CS4 ( latest release date = release date|2008|09|23 operating system = Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows… …   Wikipedia

  • adobe — UK [əˈdəʊbɪ] / US [əˈdoʊbɪ] noun Word forms adobe : singular adobe plural adobes 1) [uncountable] earth mixed with straw, used for making bricks to build houses 2) [countable] a house built using adobe bricks …   English dictionary

  • adobe — a|do|be [ ə doubi ] noun 1. ) uncount earth mixed with STRAW, used for making bricks to build houses 2. ) count a house built using adobe bricks …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • adobe —    (ah DOH bee) [Spanish] A yellow silt found in the U.S. Southwest, used to make sun dried bricks for building.    The community houses of the Pueblo Indians were built of adobe or stone …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • adobe — noun 1 (U) earth and straw (1) that are made into bricks for building houses 2 (C) a house made using adobe …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • adobe — a|do|be [əˈdəubi US əˈdou ] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Spanish; Origin: Arabic at tub the brick , from Coptic tobe brick ] [U] earth and ↑straw that are made into bricks for building houses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ceramic houses — are buildings made of an earth mixture which is high in clay, and fired to become ceramic. The process of building and firing such houses was developed by Iranian architect, Nader Khalili, in the late 1970s. he named it Geltaftan; Gel , means… …   Wikipedia

  • Dominguez Rancho Adobe — Dominguez Ranch Adobe U.S. National Register of Historic Places California Historical Landmark #152 …   Wikipedia

  • Olivas Adobe — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia


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