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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
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.
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
Para estar seguro, todo recién nacido en belén debe morir. To be sure, every newborn boy in Bethlehem must die.
En belén habrá de surgir quién será el líder de todo israel. From you, Bethlehem shall He come forth that is to be ruler in all Israel.
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