Translation of famous in Spanish:

famous

Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪməs/

adj

  • famoso a famous victory una victoria memorable so where's this famous girlfriend of yours? ¿dónde está tu tan mentada novia?
    More example sentences
    • Pitcairners are famous for the culture of silence that pervades their small society.
    • The Old Inn at Gairloch is famous for its seafood and game but it is worth holding back to enjoy pudding.
    • The city is a World Heritage Site and is famous for its classical music, beer and marzipan.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.