Translation of persona in Spanish:

persona

Pronunciation: /pərˈsəʊnə; pɜːˈsəʊnə/

noun/nombre (plural personas)

  • 1.1 (image) imagen (feminine)
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    • The public personas of some writers cut a wide swath through the publishing world.
    • Some commenters find this problematic, pointing out that people present different personas to different people, depending on the situation.
    • It was only after several years of painting celebs that I thought I could paint regular people whose personas weren't public and well-known.
    1.2
    (plural personae /-niː/)
    (character) personaje (masculine)
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    • The writing is crisp, making the characters realistic personas despite their larger-than-life roles.
    • First is their ability to adopt different personas.
    • In all six films he adopts six different personas, which is something he enjoys about the character.

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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.