Translation of cove in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəʊv/


  • 1.1 [Geog] cala (f), caleta (f)
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    • Be bold and take some time to explore some of the sheltered coves and quiet bays that can be found at a spot near you.
    • The best way to get around the sheltered coves and hidden bays is either on a moped or by boat.
    • They can be found in the more sheltered coves along the west coast, including those on Achill.
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    • All they found was a small knapsack of books that he had been going to give out when he arrived at the mountain cove.
    • Biologists exploring one sheltered cove collected about 268 plant species.
    • The trees are rarely as majestic as some of those found in the coves of the Appalachian Mountains.
    1.2 (BrE) [colloq & dated], tipo (m) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Last night the man took one final comment from a man in the front row, an intellectual-looking cove in a smart suit.
    • Rumpole is an amiable old cove.
    • Captain, he called himself; looked more like a cove in gent's clothes, if you ask me.

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