salitre translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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1    (=sustancia salina)   saltpetre, saltpeter   (EEUU)  , nitre
2      (Chile)   (=nitrato de Chile)   Chilean nitrate
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
salitre nm.

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"salitre": examples and translations in context
Era carbón, azufre y salitre. It was charcoal, sulphur, and saltpeter.
Necesitamos metal... salitre, mano de obra. We need metal... saltpeter, manpower.
El único aditivo autorizado es el salitre. The only additive allowed is saltpetre.
Solo hay un lugar donde se puede encontrar salitre refinado. There is only one place where one can find refined saltpetre.
Keywords: Bolivianos; Antofagasta; salitre; migración; sociedad. Keywords: Bolivians; Antofagasta; nitrate; migration; society.
Palabras clave: Identidad cultural; literatura chilena; novela del salitre; Rivera Letelier. Palabras clave: Cultural identity; chilean literature; nitrate fiction; Rivera Letelier.
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