- 1.1 mellizo, -za (m,f), gemelo, -la (m,f) (esp Esp) in Latin America gemelo tends to be used to refer to an identical twin cuate (mf) (Méx) identical twins gemelos idénticos or [lenguaje técnico/technical language] univitelinos, gemelos (AmL) 1.2 (sth identical) [colloquial/familiar] I saw the exact twin of that vase in an antique shop vi un florero idéntico or igualito a ese en un anticuarioMore example sentences
- The recently launched Mercedes S-class could be a twin to BMW's 7-series.
- Her shrieking, wailing voice was the whisper of mortality piercing the ears like the banshee's own call, a twin to the driving terror that pierced the mind.
- He could have just been a twin to the smaller man.
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.
- 1.1 [brother/sister] mellizo, gemelo (esp Esp) seetwin1More example sentences1.2 (paired) the twin evils of poverty and violence la pobreza y la violencia, dos males que siempre van de la mano twin-bedded room habitación (f) con camas gemelas twin beds camas (fpl) gemelas twin city ciudad (f) hermana twin cylinder bicilindro (m) twin-cylinder engine motor (m) de dos cilindros twin engines motores (mpl) gemelos twin jet birreactor (m) twin propellers hélices (fpl) dobles twin town ciudad (f) hermana Twin Towers (in New York) Torres (fpl) Gemelas
- Witnesses say they saw nothing-just a little boy and his twin sister playing at the sand part of the park while many other children ran around, screaming.
- Ailsa looked down at her older twin sisters and the boy who was with them.
- Gavin caught up utterly out of breath and he gave a look of complete gratitude to the twin sisters.