- 1 (physically) [country/territory] defender* she knows how to defend herself sabe defenderse to defend sth/sb
from/ againststh/sb defender* algo/a algn dealgo/algn
- 3 [Law] defender* she hired a lawyer to defend her contrató a un abogado para que la defendiera
- 4 [title/reputation] defender*
- 1 [Law] actuar* por la defensa Jones was defending and Smith prosecuting Jones actuaba por la defensa y Smith por la acusación
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.