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Meaning of marmotera

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is a way of calling a cap, dike, dam or stopper usually of branches and leaves or sometimes of bundles with sand, which are used to contain and derive the irrigation waters in a channel.


Daniel Lozano Torreblanca

Stopper, or dam, which is caused by the clogging of branches, dry leaves anything that hinders the water channel, by a river, Rambla, especially is more used in irrigation ditches because it is very casual to find this problem by pouring water PO R this, causing overflow by the tamponade of the Marmotera.





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