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love affair

Translation of love affair in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (romance)
    amoríos (masculine plural) [pejorative]
    Example sentences
    • How could he possibly tell his parents that he was involved in a love affair with a married woman?
    • Her relationship with William was depicted as a love affair, involving many partings and returns from war.
    • After an unhappy love affair, Brennan moved to New York where her real story starts.
    1.2 (enthusiasm) his love affair with opera
    su pasión por la opera
    Example sentences
    • Nationalism is about an intense love affair with the homeland.
    • I eventually bought all their albums and began a life-long love affair with Canadian rock.
    • It was here that his lifelong love affair with European culture began.

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    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.