Translation of montonera in English:

montonera

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 [familiar/colloquial] (montón) una montonera de gente masses o/or loads of people [familiar/colloquial], a whole bunch of people (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial] tirar algo a la montonera (Colombia) to throw sth into the crowd
  • 2 [Historia/History] peasant militia

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