- 1 (enigma, secreto) mystery una novela de misterio a mystery novel ¡déjate de misterios y habla claro! stop being so mysterious and tell us straight! [familiar/colloquial] el crimen sigue siendo un misterio the crime remains a mystery el asunto está envuelto en un halo de misterio the affair is shrouded in mystery nos iniciaron en los misterios del periodismo we were initiated into the mysteries of journalism
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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.