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09:59 Apr 25, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: cimarron
Cimarron: la historia de un esclavo
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Summary of answers provided
naRunaway: Story of a Slave
Toña Morales-Calkins
naCimarron - Biography of a Runaway Slave
Rita Damo
naCimarron
Alvin Adams, Jr
nacimarrón= cimarron
xxxElena Sgarbo
naCimarron
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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22 mins
Cimarron


Explanation:

(Just) a name - Cimarron remains Cimarron in English.


Evert DELOOF-SYS
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1 hr
cimarrón= cimarron


Explanation:
"Cimarrón" is a slave who has fled in search of freedom. I don't think there is a word in English for it.


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xxxElena Sgarbo
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2 hrs
Cimarron


Explanation:
I would leave it untranslated. It seems to be a name. "Cimarron" is actually a ranching term used in the southwest U.S. and northern Mexico and means "maverick" in English; an animal which has strayed or run away from the herd. If, judging from the context, it is not a name, "runaway" would be a good translation. "Maverick" has specific ranching connotations.

Alvin Adams, Jr
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2 hrs
Cimarron - Biography of a Runaway Slave


Explanation:
Aquí te mando las ayudas de Internet en inglés que creo te pueden interesar más que las de español:
Miguel Barnet, Fundacion Ortiz
...a Runaway Slave Miguel Barnet Head of the Fundacion Ortiz,...
... Barnet is a respected author. Phone: : 30-0623, 32-6841 Miguel...
www.afrocubaweb.com/MiguelBarnet.htm

History from Below
...leading up to this century. Miguel Barnet, found him in 1963, when...
...Literary Review, pp. 31-49. Barnet, Miguel. Biography of a Runaway...
www.connix.com/~curbston/russell.html

Saludos.-

Rita Damo
United Kingdom
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15 hrs
Runaway: Story of a Slave


Explanation:
Estéban Montejo is the subject of the book, written from interviews he granted the author in the 1960s. He was a runaway slave who managed to evade capture and have a full life in freedom.


    Reference: http://www.exodusltd.com/estantes/comentarios/cimarron/cimar...
Toña Morales-Calkins
United States
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