noun/nombre (plural -toes)u and c
- 1.1 papa (feminine) or (Spain/España) patata (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) potato chips o (British English/inglés británico) crisps papas (feminine plural) or (Spain/España) patatas (feminine plural) fritas, papas (feminine plural) chip (Urug) potato masher pasapuré(s) (masculine), puretera (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)More example sentences1.2sweet potato
- Avoid fatty and fried foods and stick to starchy foods like rice, potatoes and pasta.
- Conventional wisdom dictates that starchy foods such as potatoes should give up their sugar slowly into the bloodstream.
- Alternatively, the lamb may be cooked with potatoes or rice, the fat cooking out to enrich and flavour the starchy accompaniment.
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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.