There are 2 translations of queen in Spanish:

queen1

Pronunciation: /kwiːn/

n

Queen's Speech
  • 1 1.1 (monarch) reina (feminine) Queen Elizabeth la reina Isabel she was queen to Charles III era la esposa del rey Carlos III
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    • She became a queen and gave birth to a future queen, and in the process became beloved by the British people.
    • Only 30% favour having a king or queen who inherits the position for life.
    • In the 1840s, the Ardverikie Estate was leased by the Duke of Abercorn, a senior aide to Prince Albert, the queen's husband.
    1.2 (in beauty contest) reina (feminine)
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    • Jill's post about this, and her analogy to the unpopular girl winning homecoming queen, made me want to go and vote.
    • Two vintage cars, owned by Mr Mchugh, carried the carnival queen and the mayor.
    • Leanne has had her heart set on becoming the carnival queen for a number of years and was really delighted.
    1.3 (leading example) reina (feminine) the queen of roses la reina de las rosas
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    • Sunday was family day and the best-dressed lady was selected from the many queens of fashion that paraded the latest styles throughout the course.
    • In the studio the Eastenders cast will get makeovers from fashion queens Trinny and Susannah as part of a What Not To Wear special.
    • Also, since you've been called the queen of fantasy romance, i could use any pointers you have!
    1.4 [Zoology/Zoología] reina (feminine)
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    • We present data on reproductive partitioning among queens in the ant Leptothorax rugatulus with special emphasis on relatedness and body size.
    • Mound densities were 33 percent less in sites with the parasitic ant, and the number of fire ant queens was 47 percent less in parasitized colonies.
    • But in an unusual role reversal, paper wasp queens beg their young for a meal.
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    • Mousers left their prey, elder toms left their warm places by the fire, kittens left their meals, queens grabbed a kitten from their nest, and they all ran to the woods.
  • 2 (in chess, cards) reina (feminine)
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    • As far as movement, he's as versatile as the queen piece on a chess board.
    • On move 20, the two players liquidated their queens and after swapping pieces in the next 10 moves, they were almost in a balanced position.
    • After the queens came off on move 40, Korchnoi was left with 6 pawns to Galliamova's knight and 2 soldiers.
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    • You should generally try to avoid playing aces, kings, queens and jacks except when capturing or building with them.
    • A Kirby is often used when a player has many trumps, or cards above the value of queens (kings and Aces).
    • The object is to take tricks containing aces, 10s, kings, queens and jacks.

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There are 2 translations of queen in Spanish:

queen2

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  • (in chess) [pawn] coronar
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    • A Slav drawn in 22 moves after a short burst of excitement where Kramnik gave up his queen, then queened a pawn to re-establish material equality.
    • Both players queened a pawn after 56 moves, but Korchnoi managed to check and grab the knight leaving him up 2 passed pawns, and Galliamova resigned after 64 moves.
    • Winning one more pawn, Saravanan never looked back and closed in on his opponent in a rook-bishop-knight ending by queening his pawn.

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Word of the day amnistiar
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to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.