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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
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.
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.
Pronunciando la palabra mágica Opopomoz, Rocco se encuentra catapultado en el belén, con la tarea de detener a José y María e interrumpir de alguna manera el tan santificado nacimiento. By saying the magic word Opopomoz, Rocco finds himself catapulted into the nativity scene, with the task of stopping Joseph and Mary, and finding some way to interrupt the holy birth.
Pasa por el corazón de Belén. It cuts through the very heart of Bethlehem.
El día anterior, cinco palestinos fueron muertos en Belén. The previous day, five Palestinians had been killed in Bethlehem.
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