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La Mancha is a very macho, chauvinistic society. I saw very clearly that my life had to be in Madrid, and I liberated myself from my mum and dad after high school.
Pedro Almodovar

Meaning of "La Mancha" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LA MANCHA

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PRONUNCIATION OF LA MANCHA

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LA MANCHA

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La Mancha is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LA MANCHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

La Mancha

La Mancha

La Mancha is a natural and historical region located on an arid but fertile, elevated plateau of central Spain, south of Madrid, stretching between the Montes de Toledo and the western spurs of the Serranía de Cuenca. Broadly, it spans the elevated plateau of central Spain, stretching from the mountains of Toledo to the western spurs of the hills of Cuenca, and bordered to the South by the Sierra Morena and to the North by the Alcarria region. La Mancha is bounded on the south by the Sierra Morena and on the north by the La Alcarria region. La Mancha includes portions of the modern provinces of Cuenca, Toledo, and Albacete, and most of the Ciudad Real province. La Mancha historical comarca constitutes the southern portion of Castilla–La Mancha autonomous community and makes up most of the present-day administrative region.

Definition of La Mancha in the English dictionary

The definition of La Mancha in the dictionary is a plateau of central Spain, between the mountains of Toledo and the hills of Cuenca: traditionally associated with episodes in Don Quixote. Average height: 600 m.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LA MANCHA

La Cumbre
La Fontaine
La Gioconda
La Granja
La Guaira
La Guardia
La Guayra
La Hogue
La Manche
La Palma
La Paz
La Plata
La Rochefoucauld
La Rochelle
La Salle
La Scala
La Spezia
La Tortue
La Tour
La Trappe

WORDS THAT END LIKE LA MANCHA

a la plancha
bacha
bachcha
betcha
cachucha
cancha
captcha
cha
cha-cha
cha-cha-cha
chicha
concha
gotcha
Halacha
kwacha
Mincha
mocha
nasal concha
pacha
panocha

Synonyms and antonyms of La Mancha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «La Mancha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LA MANCHA

Find out the translation of La Mancha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of La Mancha from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «La Mancha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拉曼恰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

La Mancha
570 millions of speakers

English

La Mancha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ला मंच
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

لامانشا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ла-Манча
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

La Mancha
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Translator English - Bengali

লা মঞ্চা
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La Mancha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

La Mancha
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Translator English - German

La Mancha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラ·マンチャ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

라 만차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

La Mancha
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

La Mancha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லா மன்ச்சா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ला मांचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

La Mancha
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

La Mancha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

La Mancha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ла - Манча
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

La Mancha
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

La Mancha
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Translator English - Afrikaans

La Mancha
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Translator English - Swedish

La Mancha
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

La Mancha
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Trends of use of La Mancha

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LA MANCHA»

The term «La Mancha» is very widely used and occupies the 17.249 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LA MANCHA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about La Mancha

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QUOTES WITH «LA MANCHA»

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Pedro Almodovar
La Mancha is a very macho, chauvinistic society. I saw very clearly that my life had to be in Madrid, and I liberated myself from my mum and dad after high school.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LA MANCHA»

Discover the use of La Mancha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to La Mancha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Man of La Mancha
But I've no unhappiness about that. "Facts are the enemy of truth," says Cervantes-Don Quixote. And that is precisely what I felt and meant."--Dale Wasserman, from the Preface. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Dale Wasserman, 2011
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Man of La Mancha: A Musical Play
Contains the script of the musical play which is based on Cervantes' classic, Don Quixote
‎1966
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La Mancha de la Mariposa: Experiencia de Vida de Una Persona ...
Erika cano herrera nació; el 22 de octubre de 1984, en la cuidad de Durango, México. Sus padres fueron María Herrera y Rogelio Cano.
Erika Cano, 2011
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Lonely Planet Castilla-La Mancha: Chapter from Spain Travel ...
This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Castilla-La Mancha, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed.
Lonely Planet, 2012
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Don Quixote de la Mancha
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Willoughby & Co. abuse of all books of chivalry, overwhelming their authors with the bitterest maledictions. His niece was charged by the priest to take great care of him, and to keep a watchful eye that he did not ...
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Willoughby & Co, 1852
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Man of La Mancha
ANTA Washington Square Theatre, Albert W. Seldon and Hal James present Richard Kiley, Irving Jacobson, Ray Middleton, Robert Rounseville, Joan Diener, in "Man of La Mancha," a new musical play by Dale Wasserman, music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics ...
Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion, Dale Wasserman, 1965
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The life and exploits of Don Quixote de la Mancha
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. DON QUIXOTE. company, and in my own, to tell us the name .ntry, quality, and beauty of your mistress, who can ,ot but account herself happy if all the world knew, that she is loved and served by so worthy a ...
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, 1828
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The history of don Quixote de la Mancha. From the Span. To ...
}N a certain village in La Mancha, in the kingdom of Arragon, of which I cannot remember the name, there lived not long ago one of those old-fashioned gentlemen, who are never without a lance upon a rack, an old 'target, a lean horse, and a ...
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Quixote de la Mancha (don, fict.name.), 1847
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Cooking from the Heart of Spain: Food of la Mancha
In Cooking from the Heart of Spain – the first English cookbook to focus specifically on the foods of this distinctive region – André Simon Award winner Janet Mendel offers up nearly two hundred recipes for fresh rustic dishes, ...
Janet Mendel, 2008
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The History of that Ingenious Gentleman, Don Quijote de la ...
A middle-aged Spaniard, impressed by the fantasy world he finds in books, sets off with his servant to revive the age of chivalry
‎1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LA MANCHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term La Mancha is used in the context of the following news items.
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STAGE TUBE: David Stutwell and Julie Garnye Lead MAN OF LA
The classic musical Man of La Mancha, plays in Pacific Conservatory Theatre's Marian Theatre July 8 & 11, 2015, then under the unreachable ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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'Trailer Park Musical' pulls in for a stop at TADA Theatre : Nextra
... includes “The Addams Family A New Musical,” “Lend Me A Tenor,” “Forever Plaid,” “Don't Touch That Dial” and “Man of La Mancha.”. «Lincoln Journal Star, Jul 15»
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Naman Ramachandran's Hollywood column - The Hindu
... is hugely enjoyable while Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe's Lost in La Mancha (2002) about Terry Gilliam's failed attempt to make The Man Who ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Junta de Castilla La Mancha Using Spot Gen3 to Aid Spain's Forest …
[Via Satellite 07-17-2015] Junta de Castilla La Mancha, the administrative authority that oversees forest and wildfire management for Castilla ... «Satellite Today, Jul 15»
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'Man of La Mancha' on-stage through Aug. 16
A play within a play, "Man of La Mancha" presents us with Miguel de Cervantes who has been imprisoned during the Spanish Inquisition. «Lompoc Record, Jul 15»
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British investors buy Spain's €1bn Don Quixote airport for just …
Ciudad Real airport airport, in the central Castilla-La Mancha region, has been closed since 2012, despite opening only four years prior to ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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The stock of unsold Spanish property fell by 5% last year
In terms of regions, apart from the uni-provincial one of La Rioja, the highest percentages are those of Castilla-La Mancha (3.57%), Murcia ... «Spanish News Today, Jul 15»
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"Consumers discovering quality of small melons"
... in Castile-La Mancha. Now, the seed company has incorporated a variety with a productive cycle between that of the Ducral RZ and the Yeral ... «FreshPlaza, Jul 15»
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PCPA Presents Man of La Mancha
Instead, Man of La Mancha reframes the experiences of Quixote and ... is indeed the aging, mentally infirm knight Don Quixote de La Mancha, ... «Santa Barbara Independent, Jul 15»
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Spain: Profitability prospects for melons from Castile-La Mancha
Since Monday, most melon producers in the province of Ciudad Real are harvesting the fruit, in a campaign with prospects for an "average" ... «FreshPlaza, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. La Mancha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/la-mancha>. Feb 2021 ».
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