Hay 2 definiciones de tartan en inglés:

tartan1

Saltos de línea: tar¦tan
Pronunciación: /ˈtɑːt(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

A woollen cloth woven in one of several patterns of coloured checks and intersecting lines, especially of a design associated with a particular Scottish clan: stripes and tartans have replaced floral chintzes [as modifier]: a tartan shortbread tin
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  • The company directors of Beartas designed a new tartan, woven in Harris Tweed and called the ‘Isle of Harris Tartan’.
  • If designing a new tartan will save the Scottish Socialist party from dying out completely, I'm willing to have a go.
  • The revival of the house of Burberry is having an impact too as checks and colourful tartans abound on trousers and skirts.

adjetivo

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Used allusively in reference to Scotland or the Scots: the financing proposals for the Scottish parliament amounted to a tartan tax
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  • Scotland isn't just tartan fun and highland jinks, it's urban youth culture as well.
  • The first is a negative tartan tax to incentivise business location in Scotland.
  • This is partly because the much - maligned tartan tax has turned into a remarkably effective instrument of fiscal continence.

Origen

late 15th century (originally Scots): perhaps from Old French tertaine, denoting a kind of cloth; compare with tartarin, a rich fabric formerly imported from the east through Tartary.

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Hay 2 definiciones de tartan en inglés:

tartan2

Saltos de línea: tar¦tan
Pronunciación: /ˈtɑːt(ə)n
 
/

sustantivo

historical
A lateen-rigged, single-masted ship used in the Mediterranean.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The tartan was a small vessel that navigated along the coast of the Mediterranean.

Origen

early 17th century: from French tartane, from Italian tartana, perhaps from Arabic ṭarīda.

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