Translation of pillar box in Spanish:

pillar box

buzón, n.

noun

British

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    buzón masculine
    • They are particularly keen to speak to a person seen on the film posting a letter in a pillar box.
    • A pillar box was set alight in the Washwood Heath ward, apparently to destroy postal votes.
    • Another pillar box in Lucan village was moved to a street in Dublin 4.
    • Thus fortified we floated off around the town, discovering on the way that I could leapfrog an enormous pillar box!
    • Why has my accountant chosen late December to send me a card with a picture of a pillar box on it, and my lawyer one with a picture of an umbrella on it?
    • If you're American, drop it into a mailbox; if British, into a pillar box (whence, confusingly, their mail is collected by the US Postal Service and our post by Royal Mail).
    • Fireworks were stuffed into the pillar box in Hastilar Road South, on the Manor estate in Sheffield, on Wednesday morning.
    • Mr Fisher said: ‘We get about 500 requests a year to remove graffiti and the most targeted areas tend to be gateways and corridors into the city, on street furniture such as Telecom or pillar boxes.’
    • The first pillar boxes were erected in 1889 and the first house-to-house deliveries took place in 1896.
    • The pillar box was removed from outside the former Fishergate Post Office in Fulford Road earlier this year, following the closure of the office.
    • Cheating reached such depths that a pillar box was set alight in an attempt to destroy completed ballot papers, she said.
    • Firefighters were called to the fire in the pillar box in Stray Road, Burnholme, at about 7.20 last night after receiving reports that two rockets had been put inside it.
    • Before its installation, the nearest pillar box was on the Hilton Road estate meaning residents had to cross busy Somnes Avenue and face a ten to 15 minute trek.
    • British forces personnel can still post letters home in a red UK pillar box.
    • It was followed in the 1850s by the introduction of pillar boxes (a suggestion of Anthony Trollope), which put an end to the bellmen who had rung for final collections.
    • As I continued round the green I saw that these sheets were stuck up everywhere, on hoardings, on pillar boxes, on passing dogs, on to the faces of tramps (OK, not the last two).
    • Councils across Greater Manchester have swapped the ballot box for the pillar box in a bid to stamp out low turnouts.
    • They have replaced it with a big pillar box in the cul-de-sac at Cross End Fold.
    • I recently posted a letter in the pillar box outside County Hall in Penrhyn Road, Kingston, at about 9.30 am.
    • In the course of her work as suffragette organiser Miss Schuster, a spinster, we are told, used to firebomb pillar boxes.