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Translation of lúgubre in English:


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  • La España del XVII que describe es lúgubre muy a menudo.
  • El instrumento busca alumbrar algo que por sí mismo es lúgubre.
  • En una lúgubre habitación se narra una extraña historia que poco a poco cobra vida.

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.