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Definition of "azotea" []

  • A flat roof or a platform on the top of a house. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "azotea" in a sentence
  • "The position given by the above file as given by my GPS on the azotea is actually in the terrace over the living room (somewhat shaded) - not too bad an accuracy."
  • "We hear that two shells have fallen into the house of Señor —, who has a pretty wife and a number of children, and that his azotea is occupied by the federalist troops."
  • "When the sun is low and the evening cool, the azotea is a pleasant lounging-place, especially when the proprietor of the house has a taste for flowers; then it is converted into an aerial garden, and displays the rich flora for which the picture-land of Mexico is justly celebrated."