- 1 (de un animal) back venía a lomo orlomos de burro he was riding a donkey jugar de lomo (América Central/Central America) [familiar/colloquial] to be lazy o/or idle sobarse el lomo (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to work one's butt off (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , to slog one's guts out (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 [Cocina/Cookery] 2.1 (de cerdo) loin 2.2 (América del Sur/South America) (de vaca) fillet steak; (parte superior) sirloin
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.