- 1 1.1 (control) control bajo el dominio árabe under Arab control o/or rule en ningún momento perdió el dominio de sí mismo at no time did he lose his self-control en pleno dominio de sus facultades in full command of her faculties para ampliar su dominio to extend their control o/or dominance el dominio de su país sobre los mares their country's naval supremacy 1.2 (de un idioma, un tema) command su dominio de estas técnicas her command o/or mastery of these techniques se requiere perfecto dominio del inglés fluent English o/or perfect command of English required el escritor tiene un gran dominio del lenguaje the author has an excellent command of the language ser del dominio público to be public knowledge 1.3 (ámbito, campo) el dominio de las letras the field o/or sphere of letters entra en el dominio de la fantasía it moves into the realms of fantasy
- 2 2.1 [Historia/History] [Política/Politics] dominion 2.2(dominios masculino plural)(colonias) dominions (plural)
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.