- 1.1 (table, standard etc) lámpara (feminine) electric/gas/oil lamp lámpara eléctrica/de gas/de aceite miner's lamp linterna (feminine) de minero (before noun/delante del nombre) (British English/inglés británico) lamp bracket aplique (masculine), apliqué (masculine) lamp holder portalámparas (feminine)More example sentences1.2bulb 2 1 1.3 [Cars/Automovilismo] luz (feminine) see alsofog lamp, streetlamp etc
- He cooks by heating pans over a coal fire, while dozens of candles and a paraffin lamp provide him with light.
- Now they were in a small corridor, dimly lit by burning lamps.
- As it gets dark, behind the windows partly blocked by sandbags, they light a paraffin lamp.
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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.