Translation of cupola in Spanish:

cupola

Pronunciation: /ˈkjuːpələ/

n

  • 1.1 (roof) cúpula (f); (small) cupulino (m)
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    • The scaffolding reaches to the top of the cupola that adorns the roof giving the builders a perch almost 100 feet up.
    • The large building is built in the traditional style with barrel vaulted ceilings and cupolas.
    • It has arcades all around, a pavilion at the eastern end has crenellated roof and a cupola of glass mosaic.
    1.2 (turret) linterna (feminine)
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    • Atop the all-welded turret are the commander's cupola (with single hatch cover) on the left and the loader's hatch on the right.
    • Firing ports are provided for the crews' personal weapons and a machine-gun mounting is fitted on the left turret cupola with an optional machine-gun.
    • As he watched, a hatch motored open on the forward gunner's cupola and a helmeted visage favored him with a toothy, wolfish grin.

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.