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English translation: bull's mouths / mouths of the bull

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Spanish term or phrase:bocas del toro
English translation:bull's mouths / mouths of the bull
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
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14:31 Nov 3, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: "bocas de toro"
observó varios saltos de agua con forma de "bocas de toro"
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bull's mouths / mouths of the bull
Explanation:
Literally, this is what it means.

Toro = bull
Boca (s) = mouth(s)
del = of the

Here are a few articles I found on this place. I hope it helps!

Sheila



It is not known for certain where the name of this incredible, forgotten by time, comes from. Various attributions exist, one more interesting than the other. It is being said that Christopher Columbus when he landed at one of the paradisiacal beaches, saw various waterfalls in the form of "bocas del toro" (mouths of the bull)

http://www.caribpro.com/bocas/solbocasinfo.htm

Its Colorful History
Bocas Del Toro, which means "Mouth of the Bull" in Spanish, is believed to have been named by Christopher Columbus.

http://www.frognet.net/~jaknouse/gaz-ca.html

1. Bocas del Toro (Mouths of the Bull)
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Sheila Hardie
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Local time: 01:29
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bull's mouths / mouths of the bull


Explanation:
Literally, this is what it means.

Toro = bull
Boca (s) = mouth(s)
del = of the

Here are a few articles I found on this place. I hope it helps!

Sheila



It is not known for certain where the name of this incredible, forgotten by time, comes from. Various attributions exist, one more interesting than the other. It is being said that Christopher Columbus when he landed at one of the paradisiacal beaches, saw various waterfalls in the form of "bocas del toro" (mouths of the bull)

http://www.caribpro.com/bocas/solbocasinfo.htm

Its Colorful History
Bocas Del Toro, which means "Mouth of the Bull" in Spanish, is believed to have been named by Christopher Columbus.

http://www.frognet.net/~jaknouse/gaz-ca.html

1. Bocas del Toro (Mouths of the Bull)

Sheila Hardie
Spain
Local time: 01:29
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