- 1 1.1 (person who speaks) all eyes turned to the speaker todas las miradas se volvieron hacia quien hablaba 1.2 (in public) orador, -dora (m,f) he's a good speaker es muy buen orador 1.3 (of language) hablante (mf) a native speaker of Spanish, a Spanish native speaker un hablante nativo de español, un hispanohablante 1.4 [Govt] presidente, -ta (m,f) Mr Speaker Señor Presidente Madam Speaker Señora Presidente
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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.