- 1.1 (de una bomba) explosion una explosión de gas a gas explosion la bomba hizo explosión [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] the bomb exploded, the bomb went off hubo varios muertos en la explosión several people died in the explosion o/or blast 1.2 (de cólera) outburst, explosion; (de júbilo) outburst hubo una explosión de risas there was a burst of laughter, everyone burst out laughing 1.3 (crecimiento brusco) explosion
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.