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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
No belén de tamaño natural de este año, me temo. No crib in natural size this year I am afraid.
Evocación histórica del primer belén viviente en la ciudad de Greccio Commemoration in the town of Greccio of the first crib featuring live animals
Nada representa mejor a la Navidad que un belén tradicional. Nothing says Christmas like a traditional nativity scene.
Por lo visto, acaba de estrellar el coche de alguien en un belén electrónico y ha decapitado a María. Apparently, he's crashed someone's car Into an electronic nativity scene and beheaded mary.
La voz se oyó en ramah, belén. The voice was heard in Ramah, Bethlehem.
Ve a belén y mata a este niño. Go to Bethlehem and kill this child.
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