Translation of whistle-stop in Spanish:

whistle-stop

Pronunciation: /ˈhwɪsəlstɑːp; ˈwɪsəlstɒp/

n

  • 1.1 (brief appearance) visita (feminine) relámpago (before noun/delante del nombre) whistle-stop tour gira (feminine) relámpago a whistle-stop tour of Ohio una gira relámpago por Ohio
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    • Such ‘cultural events’ have become popular whistle-stops for political parties keen to woo the nearly 300,000 Asian New Zealanders of voting age.
    • As he spoke at the first whistle-stop, 19-year-old Ben Brown, an NDP supporter, stood silently holding a sign warning of environmental damage under a Conservative government.
    • Diane Schmitt, a recruiter in Prescott, Ariz., let Bart talk to a handful of her recruits, at one of his first whistle-stops, which included Oklahoma, Ohio and New York.
    1.2 (station, town) (American English/inglés norteamericano) apeadero (masculine)
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    • En route to the World's Fair, the girls would sharpen their skills and increase their visibility by playing exhibition and challenge games at whistle-stops all along the way.
    • But Racine is much more than a whistle-stop on the dairy run.
    • In 1941, what is now Warner Robins was a sleepy little whistle-stop known as Wellston, located just south of Macon in the central part of the state.

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