There are 2 translations of color in English:

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  • 1 1.1 color (AmE) colour (BrE) ¿de qué color vas a pintar la puerta? what color are you going to paint the door? ha cambiado de color it has changed color ¿de qué color es? what color is it? colores fríos/cálidos/vivos/apagados cold/warm/bright/subdued colors un sombrero de un color oscuro/claro a dark/light hat colores pastel pastel colors o shades las banderitas de color amarillo/verde the yellow/green flags una blusa (de) color carne/salmón a flesh-colored/salmon blouse encaje (de) color crudo écru lace es del color de la sangre/del trigo maduro it is blood red/the color of ripened wheat ilustraciones a todo color full color illustrations dejó el luto y empezó a comprarse ropa de color she came out of mourning and began buying clothes in different colors no lo laves con la ropa de color don't wash it with the colored things o coloreds una chica de color [puede resultar ofensivo] a black girl, a colored girl [dated or offensive] lápices/cintas de colores colored pencils/ribbons había globos de todos los colores or (CS) de todos colores there were balloons of all different colors un globo de todos los colores or (CS) de todos colores a multicolored balloon fotos en colores or (Esp) en color color photos película en colores or (Esp) en color color film, film for color photos televisión en colores or (Esp) en color or (Andes) a color color television pintó la situación con colores trágicos she painted a very tragic picture of the situation color de hormiga (AmL) , la cosa se puso color de hormiga things started looking pretty grim o black correr con colores propios (Chi, Ven) to act alone o off one's own bat o on one's own initiative ponerse de mil colores or de todos los colores to blush to the roots of one's hair, turn o (BrE) go bright red subir de color [discusión] to become o get heated un chiste subido de color a risqué joke subírsele el color or los colores a algn (por un esfuerzo) to flush, become flushed (por vergüenza) to blush, turn red, go red (BrE) rosa2 1.2tomar or (esp AmL) agarrar or (esp Esp) coger color [pollo] to brown [cebolla frita/pastel] to turn golden-brown [fruta] to ripen, turn red ( o yellow etc) [piel] to become tanned 1.3 (pintura) color (AmE) colour (BrE) ; (tintura) color (AmE) colour (BrE) dye mezcló los colores en la paleta he mixed the colors on his palette las telas sintéticas no agarran or (Esp) cogen bien el color synthetic fabrics do not dye well o take dye well 1.4
    (colores mpl)
    (lápices) colored* pencils (pl), crayons (pl)
    1.5
    (colores mpl)
    (señal distintiva) colors* (pl) los colores nacionales the national colors vistió los colores nacionales por primera vez en 1990 he first represented his country in 1990, he first played ( o ran etc) for his country o for the national team in 1990

    Compounds

    color complementario

    • complementary color (AmE) o (BrE) colour

    color primario

    color fundamental

    • primary color (AmE) o (BrE) colour

    color secundario

    • secondary color (AmE) o (BrE) colour

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There are 2 translations of color in English:

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(Chi, Ven) [familiar/colloquial]
  • comerle la color a algn to be unfaithful to sb, cheat on sb [colloquial/familiar]

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.