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bonfire
American English: /ˈbɑnˌfaɪ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈbɒnfʌɪə/

Translation of bonfire in Spanish:

noun

Cultural Note: Bonfire Night

Cada 5 de noviembre los británicos celebran Bonfire Night o Guy Fawkes Night, para conmemorar la Conspiración de la Pólvora ( the Gunpowder Plot). En esa misma fecha en 1605, un grupo de conspiradores católicos, encabezado por Guy Fawkes, intentaron volar el Parlamento inglés cuando el rey Jaime I se encontraba en su interior. Sin embargo, fueron descubiertos y ejecutados. En la actualidad es un acontecimiento que carece de significado político o religioso. Se lanzan fuegos artificiales y se encienden hogueras en las que se quema un muñeco de trapo ( guy) que representa a Guy Fawkes.

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