el paraíso
-the paradise
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paraíso

USAGE NOTE
The words "paraíso" and "paradise" may also begin with a capital letter in the senses shown in 2) and 3).
paraíso(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (ideal place)
a. paradise
Esta isla tropical es un paraíso.This tropical island is a paradise.
2. (Eden)
a. Paradise
Adán y Eva fueron expulsados del Paraíso.Adam and Eve were expelled from Paradise.
3. (Heaven)
a. Paradise
Después de una vida piadosa, el santo entró en el paraíso eterno.After a pious life, the saint entered eternal Paradise.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(theater)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. upper gallery
Las entradas para asientos en el paraíso eran más baratas.The tickets for seats in the upper gallery were cheaper.
b. the gods
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(United Kingdom)
Tengo dos entradas de paraíso para el "Enrique IV" de Pirandello.I've got two tickets in the gods for Pirandello's "Henry IV".
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paraíso
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (religion)
a. Paradise
2. (fig)
a. paradise
paraíso fiscaltax haven
paraíso terrenalearthly Paradise
3. (theater)
a.
asientos de paraísoseats in the gods
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paraíso
1 (Religión) paradise; heaven
paraíso fiscal tax haven
paraíso terrenal Garden of Eden
2 (Teat) upper gallery; gods
plural
; (p)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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