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Christmas

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪsməs/

Translation of Christmas in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • Navidad (feminine), Pascua (feminine) (Chile) (Peru/Perú) I saw her at Christmas la vi en or para Navidad, la vi para la Pascua (Chile) (Peru/Perú) we spent Christmas in Rome pasamos la Navidad or las Navidades or (in Chile, Peru also/en Chile Perú también) la Pascua en Roma merry o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) happy Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad!, ¡Felices Pascuas! Christmas dinner comida (feminine) de Navidad Christmas party celebración (feminine) navideña Christmas present o (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) gift regalo (masculine) de Navidad or (in Chile, Peru also/en Chile Perú también) de Pascua Christmas time la(s) Navidad(es), la Pascua (Chile) (Peru/Perú)
    Example sentences
    • On hearing about financial problems striking firemen may face this Christmas, a boy persuaded his mum to buy some gifts for their children.
    • He was also thinking about all those Christmases the soldiers had spent away from their families.
    • McDonald said that very generally, he wanted to appeal to women on nights out to take particular care this Christmas.

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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.