"paloma" English translation

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"paloma" in English

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{feminine}

1. general

paloma (also: paloma torcaz)
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pigeon {noun}
la paloma tenía una anilla en la pata
there was a ring around the pigeon's foot
Pero otras especies, como los gorriones y las palomas en el sudeste asiático, también tienen la enfermedad.
However, it also exists in other species such as sparrows and pigeons in south-east Asia.
Y ahora en el Reino Unido pagamos las consecuencias de las palomas del señor Heath en los años setenta.
Mr Heath’s pigeons of the 1970s have come home to roost big time in the UK.

2. zoology

paloma (also: pichón)
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dove {noun}
the dove represents peace
Ahora, señor Presidente del Consejo,¡procuren entre todos que Europa no se divida en palomas y halcones.
All of you must make it your concern that Europe is not divided into doves and hawks!
the hawk and the dove

3. "petardo", Mexico

paloma
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banger {noun} [Brit.]
paloma (also: petardo, vieja, triquitraque)

4. "marca", Mexico, colloquial

paloma (also: chulito, chulo)
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tick {noun} [Brit.]
paloma (also: cheque, nota, dolorosa)
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check {noun} [Amer.]

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Spanishno lo hemos visto, ¿a que no, Paloma?
SpanishUna víbora no puede parir una paloma.