Translation of whistle-stop in Spanish:

whistle-stop

visita relámpago, n.

Pronunciation ///ˈ(h)wɪsəl ˌstɑp/

noun

  • 1

    (brief appearance)
    visita relámpago feminine
    • Such ‘cultural events’ have become popular whistle-stops for political parties keen to woo the nearly 300,000 Asian New Zealanders of voting age.
    • Diane Schmitt, a recruiter in Prescott, Ariz., let Bart talk to a handful of her recruits, at one of his first whistle-stops, which included Oklahoma, Ohio and New York.
    • As he spoke at the first whistle-stop, 19-year-old Ben Brown, an NDP supporter, stood silently holding a sign warning of environmental damage under a Conservative government.
  • 2US

    (station, town)
    apeadero masculine
    • En route to the World's Fair, the girls would sharpen their skills and increase their visibility by playing exhibition and challenge games at whistle-stops all along the way.
    • In the 1930s, when the de Basil company first began touring the States, it brought ballet to thousands of Americans with frequent whistle-stops - one-night stands in small towns.
    • Key gateways are Kalispell (with the nearest airport, served by Delta, Northwest, Horizon, and Big Sky), Whitefish, and the whistle-stops of West Glacier and East Glacier Park
    • In 1941, what is now Warner Robins was a sleepy little whistle-stop known as Wellston, located just south of Macon in the central part of the state.
    • But Racine is much more than a whistle-stop on the dairy run.