Translation of rumbling in Spanish:

rumbling

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌmblɪŋ/

noun/nombre

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  • (sound) ruido (masculine) sordo; (of thunder) estruendo (masculine) there were rumblings of discontent/disapproval hubo muestras de descontento/desaprobación there were rumblings about protest action se hablaba de tomar medidas de protesta
    More example sentences
    • Over the noise came a deep rumbling, like the engines of several bulldozers.
    • Without warning, the smell, the sound, the rumbling just stopped.
    • Each huge clap of thunder reverberated round the mountains for so long that its noise would be interrupted by the next, causing a continuous rumbling for hours on end.

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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.