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paloma

  
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1      (Orn)   dove, pigeon  
MODISMOS ¡palomita!      darling!  
  paloma buscadora de blancos   homing pigeon  
  paloma de la paz   dove of peace  
  paloma mensajera   carrier pigeon, homing pigeon  
  paloma torcaz   wood pigeon, ringdove
2    (=persona)   meek and mild person,   (Pol)   dove  
  paloma sin hiel   pet, lamb
3    (=ejercicio)   handstand
4      (CAm, Caribe, Méx)   (=cometa)   kite
5    palomas     (Náut)   white horses, whitecaps   (EEUU)  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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exp.
ring dove
exp.
wood pigeon
nf.
carrier pigeon
exp.
he released a white dove as a token of peace
exp.
my pigeon has escaped
exp.
he turned the handkerchief into a dove
exp.
the magician made a dove disappear
exp.
doves will be released
exp.
the hawks and the doves
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'paloma' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
la paloma zorita
exp.
por paloma mensajera
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma silvestre
n.
la paloma mensajera
n.
la paloma mensajera
exp.
es corriente {or} frecuente ver palomas en Londres
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"paloma": examples and translations in context
Todos vimos como reaccionaron ante esa paloma. We all saw how they reacted to that dove.
Actúa misteriosamente, como Copperfield con la paloma. You should be mysterious, like Copperfield with the dove.
Pero nos hemos comunicado mediante paloma mensajera. Problem is we've been communicating with him by carrier pigeon essentially.
- Una paloma extranjera de Europa. - It's a foreign pigeon from Europe.
Ella es tan amable como una paloma. She is as lovely as a dove.
Sí esto es parecido a matar una paloma en mi balcón, tenemos que hacerlo nosotros mismos. If this is anything like killing that pigeon on my balcony, we've got our work cut out for us.
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