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Italian term or phrase:figurante
English translation:parader
Entered by: Paola Guzzetta
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12:09 Dec 28, 2002
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: figurante
Oltre 200 figuranti in costume sfileranno per le vie della città.

figuranti in costume alla rievocazione storica.
Paola Guzzetta
Local time: 23:25
figuranti in costume = costumed paraders
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Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 16:25
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2participant
Angela Arnone
4 +2paraderSusana Galilea

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54 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2

In this context I would avoid "walk-on" or "extra" as they are specifically theatrical/cinematographic.
These are just locals who get dressed up in costume ... so more than two hundred participants in historical costume parade through the town ....

Angela Arnone
Local time: 23:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 3602

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Russell Jones
1 hr

agree  Giusi Pasi
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5

un incerto tentativo di riconoscere al 'partecipante in costume' (che pure è corretto, of course) lo status di 'personaggio' (tra l'altro, in genere vengono inscenate vere e proprie rappresentazioni, spesso nella piazza grande della cittadina)

mi sembra un bel salto di qualità :-)

Note added at 2002-12-28 20:16:46 (GMT)

forse characters potrebbe andar bene:

Doncaster TownTalk - Your guide to the town of Doncaster, South ... - [ Traduci questa pagina ]
... Additional Characters have also been added to the parade including; medieval characters
from Conisbrough Castle, Donny the Bear from the Doncaster Belles ...
www.doncaster.towntalk.co.uk/christmas.shtml - 19k - Copia cache - Pagine simili

Mumming: Creating the Carnivalesque - [ Traduci questa pagina ]
... They are medieval in origin based on the archetypes of clown, hero, heroine ... A clown
figure leads a musical, acrobatic parade of the characters and enters to ...
www.csu.edu.au/faculty/arts/commun/ cycle/manual/mumming.htm - 6k - Copia cache - Pagine simili

... Walkabout characters. ... From leading a parade to special balloon models, this high rise ... mirth,
magic and fiery madness.For banquets or medieval fayres either as ...
www.pick-n-mix.co.uk/pagetwo.html - 13k - 26 Dic 2002 - Copia cache - Pagine simili

Caribbean Carnival Primer - [ Traduci questa pagina ]
... Medieval Romans and Frenchmen started the tradition by gorging themselves on ... of masquerading
that ranges from a ragtag parade of traditional characters to a ...
www.tfn.net/IntCaribbeanCarn/primer.html - 8k - Copia cache - Pagine simili

-Villa Finetti- Farm Holiday Where we are - [ Traduci questa pagina ]
... August: \"Palio della Balestra\" - crossbow tournament among Gubbio\'s districts preceded
by a parade of characters dressed in traditional medieval costumes and a ...
www.agriturismovillafinetti.com/whereweare.htm - 8k - Copia cache - Pagine simili

Philanthropy Magazine @ The Philanthropy Roundtable - [ Traduci questa pagina ]
... The late cardinal was only the latest in a long and colorful parade of characters
who have ... that nothing like it has occurred in the Church since medieval days. ...
www.philanthropyroundtable.org/magazines/ 2001/march/01-03-mag-michaud.html - 52k - Copia cache - Pagine simili

Welcome to Northwest Ohio\'s Premiere Medieval Fantasy Faire! - [ Traduci questa pagina ]
... be appropriate to a Renaissance or Medieval festival of the ... characters as well as
accepting traditional characters in our ... There will be an actual parade by the ...
www.medievalfantasy.net/medieval/Jobs/default.asp - 73k - Copia cache - Pagine simili


Local time: 23:25
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1355
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16 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2

figuranti in costume = costumed paraders

    Reference: http://aco.ca/ane/greenwich1.htm
Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 16:25
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 278

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mónica alfonso
13 hrs

agree  Angelo Abruzzese: yes and in this context the Historic Pageant also makes sense. Historical ReEnactment is usually for Battles
1 day11 hrs
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