There are 2 translations of veil in Spanish:

veil1

Pronunciation: /veɪl/

n

  • 1.1 [Clothing] velo (m) bridal veil velo de novia to take the veil [Relig] tomar el hábito or el velo
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    • The simple veil headpiece works great with elaborate bridal gowns since the veil does not detract from the overall look.
    • Women wear long dresses with embroidered bodices and side panels, and tall hats with long white veils.
    • Black party hats with veils made of black pantyhose or some other translucent material can also be made.
    1.2 (cover) velo (m) a veil of mist [literario/literary] un velo or un halo de bruma a veil of secrecy surrounds the affair el asunto está envuelto en el mayor secreto to draw a veil over sth correr or echar un (tupido) velo sobre algo
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    • I looked up at the beautiful, full moon, partially obscured by a thin veil of mist, and found what I was looking for.
    • If successful, Stardust will become only the third spacecraft to capture such a close view of the dark heart of a comet, normally obscured by a bright veil of dust and gas.
    • Tessa was driving, squinting through the veil of rain that obscured all vision not 50 yards ahead.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of 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.

There are 2 translations of veil in Spanish:

veil2

vt

  • 1.1 (cover with a veil) to veil one's face/head taparse or cubrirse* con un velo, velarse [literario/literary] the hills were veiled in mist [literario/literary] un velo or un halo de bruma envolvía las montañas
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    • Unexpectedly, a cover of sadness veiled her eyes and her voice took a gloomy turn.
    • In each work, the encrusted outer coating veils a delicate drama of line, light and shadow that takes place just beneath the surface.
    • Stephens veils the pastoral subjects with milky washes that streak the surface, and a brown glaze that drips languorously down it.
    1.2 [facts/truth] velar, ocultar; [feelings] disimular, ocultar
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    • Its mention of ‘high-profile cases’ was a thinly veiled reference to Andrew.
    • So far it looks like a thinly veiled threat to drag the process out in legalistic wranglings.
    • During his brief stop, Howard issued two thinly veiled threats.

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of 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.