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English translation: imperial staircase

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Spanish term or phrase:escalera imperial
English translation:imperial staircase
Entered by: Dave Pugh
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18:26 Feb 4, 2009
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel
Spanish term or phrase: escalera imperial
Consagrado a la patrona de Chipiona, el santuario exhala un aliento neogótico. Merece especial atención la escalera imperial que conduce desde la entrada al primer piso del claustro y los sótanos abovedados.
Thanks in advance
Dave Pugh
Local time: 20:03
imperial staircase
Explanation:
The literal translation is correct in this case. HTH Have a look at a couple of the links below to see if they fit your context.

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Monument
The room through which the cloisters and stairs are accessed used to be the ... de Bisagra (the main city gate), and the imperial staircase in the Alcazar. ...
www.sanjuandelosreyes.org/mon/mon4c.php - 15k - Cached - Similar pages
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See Mallorca : A walk through Palma
Modern art; Arab baths; ancient cloisters; hot chocolate in an 18th-century ... where you will see the elegant imperial staircase and a pair of ceremonial ...
seemallorca.com/index.php?p=44&pp=29 - 23k - Cached - Similar pages
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Stift Gœttweig - The Benedectines' Wine Estate
... fire that destroyed the old cloister in 1718. The particularly special sights here are the museum in the imperial wing; the imperial staircase under an ...
www.weingutstiftgoettweig.at/english/stift/index.html - 5k - Cached - Similar pages
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Bilbao: Best Sights of Bilbao - TripAdvisor
There are two impressive cloisters and a grand staircase, a Gothic chapel, ... a local composer, and his bust is found at the imperial staircase. ...
www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g187454-c106940/Bilbao:Spain:Bes... - 66k - Cached - Similar pages
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Guide to Mallorca - Majorca - Walking in Palma - The best of Mallorca
... where you will see the elegant imperial staircase and a pair of ... On the other side, at No 32, are the Church and Cloister of Sant Antoniet. ...
www.balearnet.com/mallorca/palmawalk.htm - 17k - Cached - Similar pages
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Wilton House: Facts, Discussion Forum, and Encyclopedia Article
A cloister is a part of cathedral, monastic and abbey architecture. ... An Imperial staircase is the name given to a staircase with divided flights. ...
www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Wilton_House - 72k - Cached - Simil
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Kate Major
Spain
Local time: 20:03
Grading comment
That's as clear cut as we can get.
Thanks for the help Kate.
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4 +12imperial staircase
Kate Major


  

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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +12
imperial staircase


Explanation:
The literal translation is correct in this case. HTH Have a look at a couple of the links below to see if they fit your context.

#
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Monument
The room through which the cloisters and stairs are accessed used to be the ... de Bisagra (the main city gate), and the imperial staircase in the Alcazar. ...
www.sanjuandelosreyes.org/mon/mon4c.php - 15k - Cached - Similar pages
#
See Mallorca : A walk through Palma
Modern art; Arab baths; ancient cloisters; hot chocolate in an 18th-century ... where you will see the elegant imperial staircase and a pair of ceremonial ...
seemallorca.com/index.php?p=44&pp=29 - 23k - Cached - Similar pages
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Stift Gœttweig - The Benedectines' Wine Estate
... fire that destroyed the old cloister in 1718. The particularly special sights here are the museum in the imperial wing; the imperial staircase under an ...
www.weingutstiftgoettweig.at/english/stift/index.html - 5k - Cached - Similar pages
#
Bilbao: Best Sights of Bilbao - TripAdvisor
There are two impressive cloisters and a grand staircase, a Gothic chapel, ... a local composer, and his bust is found at the imperial staircase. ...
www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g187454-c106940/Bilbao:Spain:Bes... - 66k - Cached - Similar pages
#
Guide to Mallorca - Majorca - Walking in Palma - The best of Mallorca
... where you will see the elegant imperial staircase and a pair of ... On the other side, at No 32, are the Church and Cloister of Sant Antoniet. ...
www.balearnet.com/mallorca/palmawalk.htm - 17k - Cached - Similar pages
#
Wilton House: Facts, Discussion Forum, and Encyclopedia Article
A cloister is a part of cathedral, monastic and abbey architecture. ... An Imperial staircase is the name given to a staircase with divided flights. ...
www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Wilton_House - 72k - Cached - Simil

Kate Major
Spain
Local time: 20:03
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 44
Grading comment
That's as clear cut as we can get.
Thanks for the help Kate.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Refugio
1 min
  -> Thanks Ruth. For once, it´s quite clear-cut, I believe! Makes a change. :D Have a nice week.

agree  Edward Tully: think so!
7 mins
  -> Thanks Edward! :)

agree  Lizette Britz: agree http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_staircase
13 mins
  -> Great link. Thank you Lizette. :)

agree  Ryan Becker
17 mins
  -> Thanks Ryan. :)

agree  James Arthur Williamson: Yes, actually the staircase is conserved from the 18th century so it's not neo-gothic like the rest of the reconstructed temple.
18 mins
  -> Right on. Am reading about the sanctuary in Chipiona as we speak... Thanks James. :)

agree  Almudena Grau
51 mins
  -> Muchas gracias Almudena :)

agree  Michael Kincaid: Though it needs no more 'agrees'...nice work! :)
56 mins
  -> Hey thanks Michael! :)

agree  Rick Larg
58 mins
  -> Than you Rick! :)

agree  mili gutierrez castro
1 hr
  -> Gracias Milagros! :)

agree  Christine Walsh
1 hr
  -> Thanks Chriswa! :)

agree  Bubo Coromandus
2 hrs
  -> Thank you Deborah! Not long till it´s the weekend... :)

agree  Arusha Topazzini
10 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias arusha_t! :)
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