Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.
- (usu pass) [castaway] abandonar (en una isla desierta) the place was marooned by the floods el lugar quedó aislado por las inundaciones I was marooned with that bore all evening no me pude escapar de aquel pesado en toda la nocheMore example sentences
- She stumbled on to an island where she was marooned.
- Earlier this year he spoke of the irony of having so many women interested in him when he is marooned on the island.
- On the way to South America, the ship sinks and he is marooned on an island.