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romería

  
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1      (Rel)   pilgrimage  
ir en romería      to go on a pilgrimage  
2      (Aut)   queue, tailback  
ROMERÍA     
In Spain romerías are annual religious pilgrimages to chapels and shrines associated with particular saints or miracles of the Virgin. The pilgrims, called romeros, make their way on foot to the particular holy site, often covering long distances, and make offerings before gathering for a picnic. The day's festivities often include sports fixtures, fireworks and traditional music and dancing. Some romerías are large-scale events, one of the best known being the Romería de la Virgen del Rocío at Huelva in Andalusia, which involves spectacular processions of pilgrims in traditional Andalusian dress, some on horseback and some in brilliantly decorated wagons.  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
ir en romería exp.
to go on a pilgrimage

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"romería": examples and translations in context
Procesión conmemorativa de San Jaime con la romería de los farolillos. Procession commemorating the pilgrimage to Saint James of lanterns.
En enero romería a la ermita de San Antonio In January, pilgrimage to the chapel of San Antonio.
Procesión conmemorativa de San Jaime con la romería de los farolillos. Procession of lanterns to commemorate the festival of Sant Jaume (Saint James).
En una romería posterior se agasaja al macho elegido. The chosen goat is feted in the procession that follows.
Tranquila, mujer, si por aquí no pasa nadie hasta la romería de San Jorge, y eso es en verano. Relax, woman,... since no one comes here except for the festival of San Jorge, and that's in the summer.
El domingo después de pascua, se celebra todos los años la romería de San Antón. The Sunday after Easter is celebrated every year with the festival of San Antón.
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