- (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) alta burguesía (feminine), pequeña nobleza (feminine) the landed gentry la aristocracia terratenienteMore example sentences
- The survival of the old elites extended to the gentry and petty nobility.
- The dissolution of the monasteries strengthened the influence of the gentry and nobility and the shire became famous for its landed estates.
- The source of ruling-class opposition was a distinct sector of the class, the landed gentry, and was perfectly rational in basis.
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In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.