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statue
American English: /ˈstætʃu/
British English: /ˈstatjuː/
, /ˈstatʃuː/

Translation of statue in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The sculptor Antonio Canova used classical statues as the basis for his figures of modern men and women.
    • However, it is very brittle and difficult to rework, and therefore not generally used to cast statues.
    • The white marble from which Michelangelo carved his statues came from these mountains.

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Cultural Note: Statue of Liberty - the Statue of Liberty

La famosa estatua situada en la Liberty Island en la bahía de Nueva York, representa a una mujer que lleva la antorcha de la libertad. Fue un obsequio de Francia al pueblo de EEUU.

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