- 1 (portento, prodigio) wonder las siete maravillas del mundo the seven wonders of the world las maravillas de la tecnología moderna the wonders o marvels of modern technology la catedral es una verdadera maravilla the cathedral is absolutely wonderful o marvelous volvió del viaje contando maravillas he came back from his trip quite delighted with the way it had gone borda que es una maravilla she embroiders beautifully mi secretaria es una maravilla my secretary is absolutely wonderful ¡qué maravilla de niño! se ha portado como un santo what a lovely child!, he's behaved like an angel a las mil maravillas, nos atendieron a las mil maravillas they were extremely kind to us todo salió a las mil maravillas everything turned out beautifully o wonderfully o marvelously de maravilla wonderfully se lleva de maravilla con él she gets on wonderfully (well) with him ahora funciona de maravilla it works beautifully now cocina de maravilla he is a wonderful o marvelous cook me vino de maravilla it came at just the right time, it was just what I needed hacer maravillas to work wonders
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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.