belén translation | Spanish-English dictionary



1    [+de Navidad]   nativity scene, crib, crèche   (EEUU)     
  belén viviente   representation of the Nativity by real people   representation of the Nativity by real people  
2    (=confusión)   bedlam  
MODISMOS meterse en belenes      to get into a mess, get into trouble  

Belén         sm   Bethlehem
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
el portal de Belén exp.
the stable at Bethlehem

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"belén": examples and translations in context
María y José partieron hacia Belén. So Mary and Joseph set out for Bethlehem.
Belén esta demasiado lejos, María. Bethlehem is just too far away, Mary.
Una vez hice de él en un belén. I played him in the nativity once.
Al pasar delante de la catedral quiso ver el belén. We passed the cathedral, Ellse wanted to see the Nativity.
La tasa de mortalidad infantil en Belén es elevada. The infant mortality rate in Belen is high - 4.9 per cent.
Tendrá la partida de nacimiento de Belén... And you have Belen's birth certificate...?
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