Translation of playground in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪgraʊnd/


  • 1.1 (in park)área donde están los columpios, toboganes etc let's go to the playground vamos a los columpios or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) a los juegos
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    • The man's licence conditions were not to go to schools, public parks, playgrounds, swimming pools or leisure centres.
    • Encourage the use of ground-level safe play areas, such as public parks and playgrounds.
    • Nowadays, schoolyards and community playgrounds and public parks are barren on a weekday afternoon.
    1.2 (at school) (British English/inglés británico) patio (masculine) (de recreo) 1.3 (resort) Marbella, the playground of the jet set Marbella, lugar de diversiones del jet-set or (Spain/España) de la jet-set

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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.