There are 2 translations of ambush in Spanish:

ambush1

Pronunciation: /ˈæmbʊʃ/

vt

  • [troops/vehicle] tenderle* una emboscada a they were ambushed by guerrillas los guerrilleros les tendieron una emboscada
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    • So while we were in the cart, some of my soldiers ambushed the officers and stole their uniforms.
    • I think they might have let me know in advance what they were planning instead of ambushing me, don't you?
    • Perhaps we have stumbled upon a party intent on ambushing us and raiding our lands.

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Word of the day lámpara
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of ambush in Spanish:

ambush2

n

  • emboscada (f) to lay an ambush (for sb/sth) tender(le)* una emboscada (a algn/algo) they lay o waited in ambush for the column to pass esperaron emboscados a que pasara la columna
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    • There have been frequent attacks on livestock too, with crocodiles waiting in ambush near the river bank.
    • Barracuda and dogtooth tuna are a common sight along these edges just cruising or lying in ambush.
    • He could only see one metal wall, so he had no idea of how well it was guarded or if an ambush was waiting for him.

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Word of the day lámpara
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.