There are 2 translations of brood in Spanish:

brood1

Pronunciation: /bruːd/

n

  • 1.1 (of birds) nidada (f); (of mammals) camada (f)
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    • Within three days of birth a brood of young may have been led a distance of almost a mile.
    • The first nest containing a brood of tiny young was found in a slight depression in the ground beneath birches.
    • Competition between siblings for resources is widespread in the broods of altricial birds.
    1.2 (of children) [humorístico/humorous] prole (f) [fam & hum]
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    • She is one of a brood of eight, the majority of whom were female.
    • His five sisters and their broods descend each summer creating an instant barrage of family noise.
    • Just around the corner from me there is a French infants' school, and the street is clogged with cars each morning as elegant French mothers arrive with their smart little broods.

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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 brood in Spanish:

brood2

vi

  • 1 1.1 (reflect) she sat brooding on the unfairness of life rumiaba lo injusta que era la vida stop brooding over her/over it deja de amargarte pensando en ella/de darle vueltas al asunto
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    • A severe attack usually coincides with a stinking hangover and can start as early as midday, from whence I will spend the rest of the weekend brooding on the inevitability of Monday morning.
    • ‘The day after the defeat is probably the worst, you start brooding on it, on what went wrong,’ Ford said.
    • Where comedy was once light-hearted, it now seems to have turned into the television equivalent of Gordon Brown, a serious figure brooding on the great issues.
    1.2
    (brooding pres p)
    [literario/literary] [presence/silence] perturbador, inquietante
  • 2 [bird/hen] empollar
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    • Many of the birds are already brooding aquamarine eggs, but some are still in the construction phase.
    • All our study birds continued brooding and provisioning their chicks after the removal of telemetry gear.
    • Incubation lasts 10 to 16 days; chicks hatch synchronously and are brooded for about 4 days depending on the weather.

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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.