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tartan
American English: /ˈtɑrtn/
British English: /ˈtɑːt(ə)n/

Translation of tartan in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (cloth)
    tela (feminine) escocesa or de cuadros escoceses
    tartán (masculine)
    (before noun) (skirt/scarf)
    escocés
    de tela escocesa
    Example sentences
    • The company directors of Beartas designed a new tartan, woven in Harris Tweed and called the ‘Isle of Harris Tartan’.
    • If designing a new tartan will save the Scottish Socialist party from dying out completely, I'm willing to have a go.
    • The revival of the house of Burberry is having an impact too as checks and colourful tartans abound on trousers and skirts.
    1.2 countable (pattern) the Cameron tartan
    el tartán del clan de los Cameron
    1.3 countable (garment)

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