noun/nombre (plural -ries)u and c
- victoria (feminine), triunfo (masculine); [Military/Militar] victoria (feminine) to be magnanimous in victory ser* clemente con los vencidos [literary/literario] victory
oversb/sth [over opponent/despair] victoria or triunfo sobrealgn/algo her victory over cancer was due to will power derrotó al cáncer gracias a su fuerza de voluntad to win a victory (over sb/sth) obtener* una victoria (sobre algn/algo)
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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.