Usage note
In the Southern Cone, this word may also be spelled "mitín" in the sense shown in 1).
masculine noun
1. (political gathering) 
a. rally 
Miles de trabajadores participaron en un multitudinario mitin en la plaza mayor de la ciudad.Thousands of workers took part in a massive rally in the city's main square.
El candidato del partido gobernante encabezó tres mítines durante el fin de semana.The ruling party's candidate chaired three political meetings over the weekend.
2. (political talk) (Spain) 
a. speech 
El alcalde pronunciará un mitin en el Teatro Colón.The mayor will be giving a speech at the Colon Theatre.
3. (sports) (Spain) 
a. meeting 
Manuel va a competir en un mitin internacional de atletismo en Bilbao.Manuel's going to compete in an international athletics meeting in Bilbao.
b. meet 
Mi hermano espera participar en un mitin deportivo nacional el año próximo.My brother hopes to take part in a national sports meet next year.
4. (colloquial) (sermon) (Spain) 
a. lecture 
No me des el mitin con lo del colesterol. Déjame comer en paz.Don't give me a lecture on cholesterol. Let me eat in peace, will you?
1. (general) 
a. rally, meeting 
1 (Política) rally
2 (discurso) political speech
dar un mitin to make a speech
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