Translation of cul-de-sac in Spanish:
noun/nombre (plural culs-de-sac /kʌlz-/, cul-de-sacs /-sæks/)
- calle (feminine) sin salida or (Colombia) ciega or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) cortada he feels he's in a cul-de-sac siente que está en un callejón sin salidaExample sentences
- They were ultimately led by a man who was stuck in a political cul-de-sac as claustrophobic as the compound in which he was effectively imprisoned for the past two years.
- A word to the wise: a policy to reintroduce traffic to the footstreets is a political cul-de-sac.
- How could such euphoria and triumphalism end only two years later in the political cul-de-sac of voter apathy?
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.