- (caballo) llegar placé to be placed no llegó ni placé his horse didn't even place o/or wasn't even placed una apuesta a placé a place bet (inglés norteamericano/American English) an each-way bet (inglés británico/British English) llegué placé con la noticia [familiar/colloquial] someone had beaten me to it with the news
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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.