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Renewal of the surface coating of an adobe wall in Chamisal, New Mexico

Adobe ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}, {{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}},<ref>definition of adobe from Oxford Dictionaries Online. Retrieved 25 December 2010.</ref> Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðoβe], from Spanish: mud brick, from Arabic) is a building material made from earth and often organic material. Most Adobe buildings are similar to cob and rammed earth buildings. Adobe is among the earliest materials used throughout the world.


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