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.
- insulto (m), injuria (f) [formal] an insult
tosb/sth un insulto aalgn/algo the pay offer is an insult la oferta salarial es un insulto an insult to our intelligence un insulto or [formal] una afrenta a nuestra inteligencia her absence was a calculated insult su ausencia fue una ofensa intencionada to add insult to injury por si fuera poco, para coronarla [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
- For this reason, various environmental insults that damage intestinal tissues also lower the levels of lactase.
- Although a second traumatic event may serve as abreaction or a cure for some dissociative amnesic states, this seems unlikely in the event of two severe neurological insults.
- Tissues exposed to one insult can develop tolerance to a subsequent injury.