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paramount
American English: /ˈpɛrəˌmaʊnt/
British English: /ˈparəmaʊnt/

Translation of paramount in Spanish:

adjective

  • [formal] of paramount importance
    de primordial importancia
    Example sentences
    • Social contact with the outside world was absolutely crucial to maintaining the power of paramount chiefs.
    • The role of the United States as a paramount power is somewhat comparable to Great Britain in the nineteenth century.
    • It wasn't land ownership exactly, but the paramount chiefs were allowed to allocate land rights to residents.

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    comarca

    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.