Translation of parliamentarian in Spanish:

parliamentarian

Pronunciation: /ˌpɑːrləmenˈteriən; ˌpɑːləmenˈteəriən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Politics/Política] (member of parliament) parlamentario, (masculine, feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The President shall appoint a parliamentarian to provide parliamentary opinion during meetings of the Advisory Councils and the annual business meeting of the Association.
    • Neither the candidates nor the people seem to know what is expected of them as parliamentarians or as members of legislatures.
    • As a professed radical, he was to prove a singularly jaded observer of parliaments, parliamentary processes, and parliamentarians.
    1.2
    (Parliamentarian)
    (in UK history) parlamentario, (masculine, feminine) ([ defensor del Parlamento durante el reinado de Carlos I en la guerra civil ])

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.