nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1.1 (unidad de peso) kilogram, kilo 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (gran cantidad) tengo kilos de or un kilo de cosas que hacer I have loads of o/or a whole load of things to do [familiar/colloquial] estar un kilo (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] to be great [familiar/colloquial] sudar un kilo (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] to sweat blood, to work one's butt off (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , to slog one's guts out (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (España/Spain) [argot], (de pesetas) million me costó un kilo/dos kilos I paid a million/two million (euros) for it
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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.