Atajo in a sentence

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How to use atajo in a sentence. Atajo pronunciation.

Along the roads we meet numerous atajos, in charge of their arrieros.
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The Indians had fallen upon an atajo near the crossing of Fra Cristobal, and murdered the arrieros to a man.
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The atajo followed in charge of the arrieros.
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The vidette party was told off; and the rest of the band, with the atajo, after blinding the tracks around the spring, struck off in a north-westerly direction.
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We have left the atajo in the defile; the captive chief, too, guarded by a few of the men.
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Saying this, he seized one of the Indians, a large, fine-looking woman, roughly by the wrist, and commenced dragging her towards the atajo.
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Each one chose the girl or woman he had fancied, and commenced hurrying her off to the atajo.
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In the space of a few minutes nearly every mule in the atajo carried an Indian damsel.
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In a moment we were in our saddles; and the atajo, strung out with the captives and provisions, was hurrying off toward the woods.
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We hurried forward as fast as the atajo could be driven.
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These, guarding the atajo and captives, immediately set out and rode off in the direction of the snowy mountain.
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At all events, we should hold them in check until the atajo had got a long start; and then, trusting to our horses, we intended to follow it in the night.
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We could soon overtake the atajo; but we determined to remain for some time at the canon, until men and horses had refreshed themselves by eating.
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These were rudely dressed by their comrades, the doctor having gone forward with the atajo.
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An hour after sunrise we overtook the atajo, near the base of the snow mountain.
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Examples of Atajo

Example #1
We observe the mules, small, smooth, light-limbed, and vicious.
Example #2
We see rude implements of husbandry: the creaking carreta, with its block wheels; the primitive plough of the forking tree-branch, scarcely scoring the soil; the horn-yoked oxen; the goad; the clumsy hoe in the hands of the peon serf: these are all objects that are new and curious to our eyes, and that indicate the lowest order of agricultural knowledge.
Example #3
The village was full of consternation at the news.
Example #4
No guide could be hired on any terms, so great was their dread of the Jornada and its occasional denizens, the Apaches.
Example #5
For the first day of our march we kept on without nooning.
Example #6
Even when passing a plain, our cavalcade was strung out for a quarter of a mile.