Translation of gentry in Spanish:

gentry

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒentri/

noun/nombre

  • (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) alta burguesía (feminine), pequeña nobleza (feminine) the landed gentry la aristocracia terrateniente
    More 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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