- 1(Purple Heart)(in (United States/los Estados Unidos) )condecoración con la que se distingue a los heridos de guerra
- 2 (drug) (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot] anfeta (feminine) [slang/argot]More example sentences
- Back at my old grammar school I learned from an old classmate that purple hearts - an illegal tablet popular in the Sixties - were on sale from pushers for half a crown in the senior common room.
- The prospects of the Mods of Britain, darting off on their Italian scooters to seaside towns to rumble on bank holidays, hardly seems likely without little pills they affectionately called Purple Hearts.
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.