Translation of citizen in Spanish:

citizen

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtəzən; ˈsɪtɪzən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of country) ciudadano, (masculine, feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Every citizen of the nation enjoys the cultural legacy afforded by song.
    • It is a display of loyalty and passion of a nation's citizens in its uniting icon: the flag.
    • One of the key points is that we have to respond as citizens rather than consumers.
    1.2 (of town, city) the citizens of Cuenca los habitantes or vecinos de Cuenca, los conquenses (before noun/delante del nombre) citizen participation participación (feminine) ciudadana

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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.