There are 2 translations of campana in English:

campana

f

  • 1 1.1 (de iglesia) bell, church bell a lo lejos se oía repicar las campanas you could hear the church bells ringing in the distance las campanas doblan a muerto the bells are ringing o tolling the death knell echar las campanas al or a vuelo (literal) to set the bells ringing (anunciar jubilosamente) no quiere echar las campanas al vuelo hasta no estar seguro he doesn't want to start shouting about it o shouting from the rooftops until he knows for sure pero tampoco es como para echar las campanas al vuelo but it's not worth getting that excited about me/te/lo salvó la campana saved by the bell oír campanas y no saber dónde, ese tío ha oído campanas y no sabe dónde that guy is talking through his hat [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (en el colegio) bell ¿ya ha sonado la campana? has the bell gone yet? tocar la campana to ring the bell

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There are 2 translations of campana in English:

campaña

f

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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.