Example sentences for: palomilla

How can you use “palomilla” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Arthur Rubel writes about the supportive social environment provided by the palomilla of young coming-of-age Chicanos in the barrio of New Lots in south Texas.

  • Joseph Spielberg describes the quick wit and aggressive bilingual humor found among the members of his palomilla during the early 1960s, and how their jostling and jesting allowed for the full bloom of each person’s personality.

  • Paloma means “dove,” so a palomilla is a flock of doves.

  • A palomilla would be one’s peer group, or a very close group of friends, but not a gang.

  • Consisting of a core of three or four males, with a few fringe members, a palomilla was an important socialization unit that provided a safe space for young men to joke and express themselves.


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