Translation of purple in Spanish:

purple

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːrpəl; ˈpɜːpəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (bluish) morado, violeta; (reddish) púrpura he turned purple with rage se puso lívido de ira
    More example sentences
    • Greens and reds are typically caused by oxygen, while purple and blue colours are caused by nitrogen.
    • We pass through pretty forests of birch and pine trees, moss covered rocks and a haze of blue and purple flowers.
    • She went back, and found another skirt, with a blue and purple flower imprint.
    1.2 (overwritten) [prose/passage] grandilocuente

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable

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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.