- 1 (embarcación) raft balsa inflable/neumática inflatable/rubber raft
- 3 (charca) pool (where water is stored for irrigation purposes) como una balsa de aceite, el mar está como una balsa de aceite the sea is like a millpond todo va como una balsa de aceite it's all going swimmingly o very smoothly
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.