- 1.1 (cover) manta (feminine), cobija (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) , frazada (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) to be born on the wrong side of the blanket [euphemistic/eufemístico] [humorous/humorístico] he was born on the wrong side of the blanket es (hijo) ilegítimoMore example sentences1.2 (layer) manto (masculine) a blanket of snow un manto de nieve
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- Try changing feather pillows, woollen blankets and woollen clothing to cotton or synthetic materials.
- Remove cushions and soft toys, and buy bedding made from synthetic fabric rather than using feather pillows and woollen blankets.
- There are plenty of woollen blankets and fluffy white towels.
- The stars were hidden behind a thick blanket of clouds only revealed in brief patches.
- By the time 5:00 pm came around the sun had gone completely, covered by a thick blanket of clouds.
- The sky was completely covered by a thick blanket of clouds.
- (before noun, no comparative/delante del nombre, sin comparativo) [measure/ban] global they use the word as a blanket term of abuse usan la palabra como insulto indiscriminado their blanket coverage of the championship su exhaustiva cobertura del campeonato blanket cover [Finance] cobertura (feminine) contra todo riesgo
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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.