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Determining the etymological origin of the brown term takes us to Latin. And it is derived from the word "pardus" which, in turn, emanates from the Greek "eyelids", which can be translated as leopard.

Brown is the name that receives a colour , also know as Brown . The term allows to qualify what has a earthy hue , which is located between black and white with reddish and yellow touches.

For example: "To combine that shirt, you should wear brown pants", "A brown wolf slowly approached the boy, who was paralyzed with terror", “Yesterday was a dark brown day in this city: I hope the sun rises today”.

In the American colonial era, Europeans used to qualify the browns as descendants of blacks who mixed up with the conquerors and with the aborigines . It was about people , therefore, that they were not mulattos (children of blacks and whites) or mestizos (children of aborigines and whites). The rating of brown responded to the division of the company in races , which was frequent at that time. The browns used to have brown skin, darker than Europeans but lighter than African slaves.

When a day is defined as brown, reference is being made to the cloudiness that prevents enjoying the light of Sun . The brown days, therefore, are quite dark. It should be noted, in another sense, that the voice Low vibration and unclear timbre can also be described as brown.

We cannot overlook either that one of the most significant buildings in the Spanish city of Madrid is precisely the Royal Palace of El Pardo. It is located on the Royal Site of El Pardo and is currently used to accommodate foreign heads of state visiting the country.

It was built in the sixteenth century, based on a building of the fifteenth century, and what it looks like today is what was given after the renovation carried out in the eighteenth century by the famous architect Francesco Sabatini. Among its most important peculiarities we could highlight that it houses an interesting collection of tapestries where some of the most important works by Francisco de Goya are shown.

During the dictatorship imposed by Francisco Franco, after the Civil War, he and his whole family took as official residence precisely the aforementioned El Pardo Palace.

Also we can not forget that brown is the last name of one of the most important writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Spain. We are referring to the Coruña Emilia Pardo Bazán (1851 - 1921), who introduced naturalism in the country and gave way to classic works such as the following: "Los pazos de Ulloa", "The test", "Memories of a bachelor ”or“ The young lady ”.

Ursus arctos Finally, it is the scientific name of the animal that, in colloquial language, is known as grizzly . East mammal , which lives in forests of North America , Europe and Asia , can weigh more than half a ton, measures more than a meter of medium length and lives about thirty years.

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