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pa·ra·mo

(pä′rə-mō′, păr′ə-) or pá·ra·mo (pä′rə-)
n. pl. pa·ra·mos or pá·ra·mos
A treeless alpine plateau of the tropical Andes.

[American Spanish páramo, from Spanish, wasteland, from Old Spanish, from Latin paramus, probably from a pre-Roman language of the Iberian Peninsula.]

paramo

(ˈpærəˌməʊ)
n, pl -mos
(Physical Geography) a high plateau in the Andes between the tree line and the permanent snow line
[C18: American Spanish, from Spanish: treeless plain]
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1994 Juan Rulfo, del paramo a la esperanza: una lectura critica de su obra.
In the case of Juan Rulfo's Pedro Paramo (1955) and Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses (1993), the protagonists seek out Mexico as a means of developing their interior beings.
And the portables are one thing, but you don't expand your restrooms or lockers or anything like that," Paramo adds.
In the end, she tells Paramo, "You clung to my womb for dear life.
a) Doliornis remseni--cotinga de paramo (EN/VU), (b) Buthraupis wetmorei--azulejo de Wetmore (VU/VU) (Foto: Javier Burbano), (c) Hypopyrhus pyrohypogaster--chango de montana (EN/VU), (d) Cyphorhinus thoracicus--cucarachero flautista, (e) Catharus fuscater opertaneus--zorzalito sombrio (f) Sturnella magna--barreton o soldadito (Foto: William Daza).
Amit Thakkar's new critical investigation, The Fiction of Juan Rulfo: Irony, Revolution and Postcolonialism, which is thematically divided into six chapters, continues the series of criticism in a careful analysis of Juan Rulfo's El llano en llamas (1953) and Pedro Paramo (1955).
It will be called Paramo and will be on Solihull High Street in what we believe was formerly a Shoe Zone shop.
Paramo looks set to offer Cheeky Mondays designed to make "Mondays less rubbish", when you can get a free drink or pudding with any special, main or burger purchased from 5pm.
Humocaro Bajo, Paramo de Cabimbu y Colonia Tovar pertenecientes a los estados Lara, Trujillo y Aragua respectivamente, estan ubicadas en altitudes superiores a los 1000 msnm, donde las condiciones climaticas, especialmente la temperatura, son favorables para el crecimiento y produccion de la fresa.
Es el caso de Juan Rulfo, probablemente el escritor mexicano de mayor presencia dentro y fuera del pais; autor de dos libros, los cuentos de El llano en llamas y la novela Pedro Paramo.
En el neotropico, es uno de los generos de hepaticas foliosas caracteristico del paramo y se encuentra comunmente sobre suelo, turbera o roca; en ocasiones, se le puede encontrar como epifito en bosques montanos (Gradstein et al.
Con conferencias, exposiciones, mesas redondas y presentaciones de libros, como la edicion al nahuatl de Pedro Paramo (1955), la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), a traves de su Coordinacion de Humanidades, tendra su jornada de "Conmemoracion del centenario de Juan Rulfo", cuyas actividades tambien podran ser vistas por streaming.