- 1 1.1 (miedo, angustia) me causa horror ver esas escenas it horrifies me to see those scenes el horror que causó or produjo la matanza the feeling of horror o the horror which the massacre provoked los exámenes me producen horror I have an absolute horror o dread of exams les tengo horror a los hospitales I'm terrified of hospitals 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (uso hiperbólico) ¡qué horror! how awful o terrible!, that's awful o terrible! ¡qué horror de mujer! what an awful o appalling woman!, what a dreadful o ghastly woman! (BrE) había un horror de gente there were a tremendous number of people there [colloquial/familiar]
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The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.