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belén

  
      sm  
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  
(=lugar)  
madhouse  
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
[Rel.]

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"belén": examples and translations in context
Belén esta demasiado lejos, María. Bethlehem is just too far away, Mary.
María y José partieron hacia Belén. So Mary and Joseph set out for Bethlehem.
Al pasar delante de la catedral quiso ver el belén. We passed the cathedral, Ellse wanted to see the Nativity.
Una vez hice de él en un belén. I played him in the nativity once.
Este mensaje es para la señorita Belén Echeverría. MAN [ON MACHINE]: This message is for Miss Belen Echeverria.
Y de repente la sentí, a mi Belén llamándome. And suddenly I heard my Belen calling me.
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