There are 2 translations of martyr in Spanish:

martyr1

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːrtər; ˈmɑːtə(r)/

n

  • mártir (mf) he died a martyr fue mártir he's a martyr to arthritis la artritis lo tiene martirizado to play the martyr hacerse* el mártir
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    • Those who love to play the martyr submerge their own personalities. They devote a lifetime to unnecessary servitude and privation.
    • He seemed to embrace the role of the free-speech martyr.
    • Don't let yourself become attached to a martyr complex.

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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.

There are 2 translations of martyr in Spanish:

martyr2

vt

  • (usu pass) to be martyred sufrir el martirio
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    • ‘Our two security guards were martyred and the suicide bomber was killed,’ said the witness.
    • He fought tooth and nail with terrorists killing three of them, but at last he was martyred.
    • However, in 1539 he was martyred, being burnt alive in Innsbruck on direct orders from Emperor Ferdinand I.

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Cultural fact of the day

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.