Translation of ford in Spanish:

ford

vado, n.

Pronunciation /fɔːd//fɔrd/

noun

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    vado masculine
    • For example, if bridges in a road network are destroyed, maneuver forces will find other means - such as alternate routes, temporary bridges, or river fords - to accomplish their mission.
    • In 1559 extensive rebuilding took place around the pele tower, which obviously guarded a ford over the river.
    • A Coptic Christian offered to show them a ford across the river.
    • In this example, passage was used to describe a ford of the Jordan River.
    • If you attain this spirit, it applies to everyday life. You must always think of crossing at a ford.
    • Conesford was probably located east of the crossroads along Holmstrete, within the river-bend, giving proximity to the two likely fords indicated by those roads.
    • Competitors covering the ten-mile laps of course have to tackle hills, winding narrow tracks, fast forest roads and stream fords from 8pm on Saturday, September 20 until 8am the following day.
    • There had been a ford in the Manhan River at this exact spot, so perhaps the miners had brought their waste material across the river in ox-drawn carts.
    • This has been the main road east out of London since Roman times, heading out to an ancient ford over the River Lea and onwards to Colchester.
    • Vaporous evening light dapples with shadows the descent to the ford as the path runs through tree-roots and, among the tree-roots, reeds and dangling ivy-trails edged in silver light.
    • A few minutes later, the river ford hove into sight, and desultory fire from the enemy began to interrupt the quiet of the dawn like toy cap guns.
    • If you carry on, follow the path across another bridge 2 where there is also a shallow ford, much loved by children.
    • Access is either by a footbridge over a river or an uninviting ford.
    • In early times this was one of the important fords over the River Griese, and was at that time called Athbiothlinn meaning The Ford of the House of Sustenance.
    • The history of Maastricht goes back to approximately 50 B.C., when the Romans built a settlement by the main road near a ford in the river.
    • The name refers to the Cowholm - the riverside meadow used as pasturage - through which the road ran to reach a ford across the river (later the site of Bishop's Bridge).
    • Our way, the way, was another small valley, a last ford, a last track, and time left for a wander round Whitby.
    • You used to be able to drive across the ford at Watersplash Lane, but it had to be blocked off because cars kept getting stuck halfway across, and we had to get tractors out to pull them clear.
    • A mist began to settle in the treetops and drift slowly down into the lush valley where a stream cut a ford in the road.
    • The road from here was good for riding and we made some good time the only problem being a couple of fords of the main river which we took very carefully.

transitive verb

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    vadear