In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(objeto)ornamentlos adornos de Navidad — the Christmas decorations
2(decoración)su único adorno eran unos pendientes — a pair of earrings was her only adornment
- una tela tan rica no necesita adorno ninguno — such a rich fabric doesn't need any decoration / adornment
- una falda con adorno de pasamanería — a skirt trimmed with frills
- de adorno — for decoration
- le puso unas aceitunas de adorno — she added a few olives for decoration
- lo tenemos de adorno — it's just for show
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