Translation of abbreviation in Spanish:

abbreviation

Pronunciation: /əˌbriːviˈeɪʃən/

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  • 1.1 c (shortened word) abreviatura (f) 1.2 u (shortening of word) abreviación (f)
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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.