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chapa

Translation of chapa in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

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    (chapas femenino plural)
    (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial] (en las mejillas) le han salido chapas her cheeks are all flushed el aire fresco le había sacado or encendido las chapas his cheeks were red o/or rosy from being out in the fresh air

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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.