What is round?

What Does round Mean

Ronda is the act of prowling (going around something or walking around someone) and, by extension, the group of people who are prowling. The term is used especially to name certain meetings or nights out .

For example: "The police arrested four suspects when they were making one of their rounds in the neighborhood" , "The rounds were very quiet: no news was registered" , "My head hurts: last night I went out with my friends and drank too much beer ” .
In some Latin American countries, the ronda is a game in which boys and girls hold hands to form a circle and sing a song while dancing or performing some type of movement or gesture. In Spain , this game is known as corro : "The teacher asked the boys to do a round but few obeyed" , "We are going to put together a round and sing very funny songs!" .

The concept of round is also used in other areas of games and sports . It can be the phase of a competition ( "The team went through the round with a four-to-one victory against the local team" , "Rafael Nadal was eliminated in the first round after a surprising defeat against Leonardo Mayer" ) or the round of all players ( "The North American golfer completed the round with a very high score" ).
The series of things that unfolds in an orderly manner over a certain period of time is also known as a round: "The round of negotiations that the Uruguayan authorities held with businessmen from China has ended , " "The leaders will have a round of conversations with various coaches. to choose who will be in charge of the team in the second semester ” .
The spanish city
In the autonomous community of Andalusia, more precisely in the province of Malaga, is Ronda, a municipality that is of great interest to tourists and to those who seek beautiful landscapes and tranquility. With an approximate area of ​​480 square km, according to a 2009 census it was the second most populated municipality in Malaga.
Ronda's roots date back to the ancient Roman city known as Arunda, which was built on other Iberian settlements. When the Muslims arrived, they emphasized its importance and collaborated with its development at the urban level. Thanks to its location, it was not difficult to defend it from external attacks and to design strategies to take control of the routes to the lowlands of the Guadalquivir Valley (also known as Baja Andalucía).

To this was added the quality of its lands, ideal for agriculture , all qualities that led it to enjoy a very important role historically.
Currently, many people come to the municipality of Ronda to appreciate its monuments, among which is the Puente Nuevo. It is an authentic treasure of the Malaga landscape , whose construction took place between the years 1759 and 1793. In addition to its imposing appearance and its wealth at an architectural and historical level, it is the link that connects the old and modern parts of the city, to With the exception of the gorge known as the Tajo de Ronda , with a depth greater than 100 meters.
There are three neighborhoods that make up the city of Ronda: San Francisco, the oldest and the point where its fortress (castle) was erected; the city, with its churches, convents, palaces and great buildings, picturesque roads and constructions whose ornaments evoke bygone eras; Market, the most recent, known especially for its baroque style and for the eternal white of its walls, which contrasts with the dark color of the window bars.

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