el tumulto
-the uproar
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tumulto

tumulto(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (bustle)
a. uproar
El director provocó un tumulto entre los estudiantes cuando les dijo que las vacaciones de invierno serían más cortas.The principal sparked an uproar among the students when he told them that winter vacation would be shorter.
b. turmoil
Cuando se disparó la alarma de incendio, perdí a mi amigo en el tumulto.When the fire alarm went off, I lost my friend in the turmoil.
c. commotion
El retraso provocó un tumulto entre los pasajeros.The delay caused a commotion among the passengers.
2. (disorder)
a. riot
La policía logró aplacar el tumulto.The police managed to suppress the riot.
b. tumult
La indulgente condena del juez generó tumultos fuera de la sala del tribunal y por toda la ciudad.The judge's lenient sentence triggered tumults outside the courtroom and all over the city.
c. disturbance
Los fanáticos de ambos equipos se toparon afuera del estadio y se formó un tumulto.The fans of both teams met outside the stadium and created a disturbance.
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tumulto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (disturbio)
a. riot, disturbance
2. (alboroto)
a. uproar, tumult
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tumulto
turmoil; tumult; (Política) (motín) riot; disturbance
tumulto popular popular rising
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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