- (spouse) [formal] consorte (masculine and feminine) [formal] prince/queen consort príncipe (m)/reina (f) consorteMore example sentences
- Apart from the reign of William III, consorts of monarchs have had no constitutional significance whatsoever.
- He had lost a fine wife, an elegant consort, a selfless companion.
- Queen Victoria, her consort Prince Albert and the Royal children lined a balcony of Hull's premier hotel and waved to the crowds of children below dutifully singing the National Anthem.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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.