- 1.1 (table, standard etc) lámpara (feminine) electric/gas/oil lamp lámpara eléctrica/de gas/de aceite miner's lamp linterna (feminine) de minero (before noun/delante del nombre) (British English/inglés británico) lamp bracket aplique (m), apliqué (m) lamp holder portalámparas (feminine)More example sentences1.2bulb 2 1 1.3 [Cars/Automovilismo] luz (feminine) see alsofog lamp, streetlamp etc
- He cooks by heating pans over a coal fire, while dozens of candles and a paraffin lamp provide him with light.
- Now they were in a small corridor, dimly lit by burning lamps.
- As it gets dark, behind the windows partly blocked by sandbags, they light a paraffin lamp.
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.