nombre masculino/masculine noun
- span, handspan ha crecido casi un palmo she's grown several inches un palmo de tierra a small plot of land palmo a palmo [avanzar] slowly, little by little (con minuciosidad) recorrer el estado palmo a palmo to travel the length and breadth of the state rastrear la zona palmo a palmo to search every inch of the area conocer algo palmo a palmo to know sth like the back of one's hand dejar a algn con un palmo de narices [familiar/colloquial] to take the wind out of sb's sails [familiar/colloquial]
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.