la brujería
-the witchcraft
See the entry for brujería.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (the practice of magic)
a. witchcraft
El arte de la brujería subsiste en numerosas comunidades.The art of witchcraft is still alive in numerous communities.
La curandera fue acusada de usar brujería para curar a los enfermos.The healer was accused of using witchcraft to heal the sick.
b. sorcery
A lo largo de la historia, muchas mujeres fueron ejecutadas por practicar la brujería.Throughout history, many women were executed for practicing sorcery.
c. magic
En la tradición popular, es común que se expliquen sucesos incomprensibles como brujerías.In legends, incomprehensible events are often explained as being magic.
2. (enchantment)
a. spell
Hay gente que cree que si te duele la cabeza todo el tiempo, alguien te echó una brujería.Some people think that if you have a headache all the time, someone's cast a spell on you.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. witchcraft, sorcery
1 (hechizos) witchcraft; sorcery; (black) magic
2 (Caribe) (pobreza) poverty
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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