Translation of parliament in Spanish:

parliament

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːrləmənt; ˈpɑːləmənt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (assembly) parlamento (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • If this does not occur, the next step is for the Parliament to have its second reading of the budget.
    • The annual budget only comes into force once the President of the Parliament has signed it.
    • The Parliament can request the Commission to draft legislation for debate in any area.
    1.2
    (Parliament)
    (in UK etc — body) Parlamento (masculine); (period) legislatura (feminine) to stand for Parliament presentarse como candidato a parlamentario or diputado during this Parliament durante esta legislatura

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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.