- 1.1 (action, period) duelo (m), luto (m) national mourning duelo or luto nacional to be in mourning for sb estar* de luto por algn, guardar luto por algn she's still in mourning for her husband todavía está de luto or guarda luto por su maridoMore example sentences1.2mourning (clothes) luto (m) to wear mourning llevar luto to go into/come out of mourning ponerse* de/quitarse el luto
- The university closed for three days as of Friday and flags are flying at half-mast in mourning of the rector's death.
- The best thing anyone in mourning can do is live and hope.
- The view that the whole nation was in mourning was well wide of the mark.
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