In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(culminación, término)aquel acto fue el colofón de una semana llena de actividades — that ceremony marked the end of a week full of activities
- un nombramiento que es el colofón de una brillante carrera — an appointment which represents the culmination of a brilliant career
- el congreso tuvo como colofón una cena de gala — the convention was rounded off with a gala dinner
- como colofón a estos acontecimientos — as a coda to these events
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