las obras del Palacio Nacional y del Segundo Cinturon
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21:47 Oct 26, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tourism & Travel
Spanish term or phrase:las obras del Palacio Nacional y del Segundo Cinturon
Texto que hace referencia a las obras realizadas en Barcelona con motivo de las Olimpiadas
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the building work on the Palacio Nacional and the Second Ring Road (American: Beltway)
Explanation: 'Palacio Nacional' is left untranslated in many English guidebooks. It's tricky to translate, because it doesn't function as a palace in the usual sense (it houses a museum), and the 'Nacional' relates to Catalan 'nationhood'. No such problems with 'cinturón'.
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