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Spanish translation: localidad diminuta

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English term or phrase:postage-stamp town
Spanish translation:localidad diminuta
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13:00 Apr 2, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel / Tourism
English term or phrase: postage-stamp town
Located in a postage-stamp town hatched during the Gold Rush of the mid-1800s, this AmeriHost is 22 miles south of the Oregon border along Interstate Five, nestled in the northernmost corner of the majestic Shasta Valley.
Lau21
Argentina
Local time: 19:18
una localidad diminuta
Explanation:
Hola Lau,

Desconozco si etimológicamente, la expresión tiene alguna relación con pueblos establecidos alrededor de una pequeña oficina de correo, pero parece ser que viene a significar "diminuto".

post·age-stamp (pstj-stmp)
adj.
Very small: postage-stamp villages; a postage-stamp farm.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/postage-stamp

Suerte.

Álvaro :O) :O)
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moken
Local time: 23:18
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una localidad diminuta


Explanation:
Hola Lau,

Desconozco si etimológicamente, la expresión tiene alguna relación con pueblos establecidos alrededor de una pequeña oficina de correo, pero parece ser que viene a significar "diminuto".

post·age-stamp (pstj-stmp)
adj.
Very small: postage-stamp villages; a postage-stamp farm.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/postage-stamp

Suerte.

Álvaro :O) :O)

moken
Local time: 23:18
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