What does «umbría» mean in spanish?

  • Part of land that is almost always shaded because it faces north (in the northern hemisphere) or south (in the southern hemisphere).

    Examples of use in spanish: "esta fachada de la casa queda en la umbría".

  • Place little exposed to the sun.

    Examples of use in spanish: "la cara umbría del acantilado".

    "la selva umbría".

    "bajo la umbría de los árboles".

  • Geog. Orographic shadow zones. These are the slopes of mountainous areas that are oriented away from the sun.

    Examples of use in spanish: "En la umbría la nieve permanece más tiempo que en la solana".

    "En la umbría más húmeda se desarrolla el moho".

  • (Umbría) Geog. Region of Italy of 8,456 km2 and 80,4054 inhabitants. Its capital is esgia.
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