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barrio

noun [C]  /ˈbɑr·iˌoʊ, ˈbær-/ ( plural barrios) us  
in the US, a part of a city where mainly Spanish-speaking people live
Translations of “barrio”
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國城市中)說西班牙語的貧民聚居區…
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国城市中)讲西班牙语的贫民聚居区…
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