In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(event)fiesta femininehe attended the celebrations — asistió a los festejos / las festividades
- we ought to have a little celebration — deberíamos celebrarlo / festejarlo
- A few blocks away, Arroyo led a festive Independence Day celebration attended by a few hundred people.
- After eggs are dyed the first one is always kept until the next year's celebration.
- So organizers planned a gala birthday celebration fitting for the occasion.
- Monica must have dreaded her son would be an absent guest at her 80th celebrations.
- About a month ago, my husband and I received an invitation to attend her big 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
- Her brother and other members of the family were flying in from America for the celebrations.
- Ann Crowley is in charge of organising the centenary celebrations.
- To celebrate the milestone a series of celebrations are being planned across the south west.
- After work we I had my birthday celebration in a Brick Lane curry house with my friends.
- A number of wedding golden jubilee celebrations took place throughout the locality during the past week.
- Then on Sunday a huge crowd attended his belated 25th birthday celebrations in The Saratoga.
- We decided to visit York to join in the celebrations for the Guy Fawkes Festival and to do some shopping.
- Art and a gala are among the celebrations planned to mark the closing of a Victorian hospital.
- We know what 18th birthday celebrations are like, whether on the town or in houses.
- Her nephew Bill Redmond and family travelled from Milton Keynes for the celebrations.
- All are very welcome to this celebration which will be an historic day in the life of the parish.
- All of the main Jubilee celebrations in the city will centre on the Commonwealth Games.
- Blockley villagers will be holding their traditional May Day celebrations on Monday.
- The awards night was a bit of a blur so this was my proper celebration.
- There will be no birthday parties or celebrations, except perhaps with some close friends.
2(praise)celebración feminine literaryloa feminine literarythe play is a celebration of life — la obra es un canto a la vida
- For them celebration of her achievement is always mingled with recollections of their loss.
- At first sight, this month's trade data do not seem a cause for celebration.
- It is a complete canvas of what is happening in the community and a kind of celebration of it.
- It therefore has no need of state sanctioned blessing, or indeed of any public form of celebration.
- It was a time of great sadness for her family, but also one of celebration.
- It seems the smaller the town the bigger the pride and the more the events of celebration.
- Sooner or later the rain looked like it was about to clear so we had to have another pint in celebration.
- This promises to be a night of fun and celebration where an excellent year will be reviewed.
- We were simply there to paint the town red by way of celebration for Stuart's birthday.
- It has been suggested that on my birthday I take a slower, gentler approach to celebration.
- I take the mandolin from the wall and do a few strums in joyous celebration.
- I know it is only my first session but the fact that I am doing it is a cause for celebration.
- Last weekend was a weekend of celebration as a number of people made the headlines.
- Today is a proud day in our history, one which is cause for considerable celebration.
- Max Hastings's gripping book ought to be a tale of triumph, liberation and celebration.
- Last week there were no signs of celebration, with the families refusing to come out of their houses.
- As the new Archbishop of York left the ceremony, the bells of the Minster rang out in celebration.
- It's the final morning and so in celebration we order the full Irish Breakfast from the comfort of our bed.
- I have no idea what to do to celebrate, or even if celebration is appropriate.
- Bradford is gearing up to paint the town red in celebration of Comic Relief.
3(of Mass, Communion)celebración feminine
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