- 1.1 (of animal) ijada (f), ijar (m); (of person) costado (m) (before noun/delante del nombre) flank steak (American English/inglés norteamericano) falda (f), matambre (m) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) , malaya (feminine) (Chile) , sobrebarriga (feminine) (Colombia) 1.2 (of hill) [literary/literario] falda (feminine) 1.3 [Military/Militar] flanco (masculine) 1.4 [Sport/Deporte] flanco (m), ala (f‡)
In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.
- 1.1 (be at either side of) (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) flanquearMore example sentences1.2 [Military/Militar] flanquear
More example sentences1.3
- It is well lit by two large windows and has as its focal point a marble fireplace flanked by built-in shelving units.
- The fireplace is flanked by fitted floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.
- Central to the transformation was the creation of an inviting sitting area oriented toward a new gas fireplace flanked by tall bookshelves.
(flanking present participle/participio presente)[Military/Militar] [movement/fire] de flanqueo
- We sat around the kitchen table and planned out our strategy, various frontal attacks and flanking maneuvers we could make were considered.
- Suddenly, two Rebel batteries flanked the attacking Union troops and opened fire upon their exposed rear flank.
- The second fighter's attack you, Tice and his five-fighter squadron will flank from behind and intercept.