A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. mutiny
Nueve piratas comenzaron un motín y encerraron al capitán.Nine pirates staged a mutiny and locked up the captain.
b. riot
Los presos que iniciaron el motín en la cárcel fueron castigados severamente.The prisoners who started the riot in the prison were punished severely.
c. rebellion
El rey envió a sus soldados para que acabe con el motín de aldeanos.The king sent his soldiers to crush the peasant rebellion.
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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. (del pueblo)
a. uprising, riot
2. (de las tropas, en barco)
a. mutiny
3. (en cárcel)
a. riot
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[de presos] riot; (en barco, de tropas) mutiny
motín carcelario prison riot
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Phrases with "motín"
Here are the most popular phrases with "motín." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
¿Qué opinaba Iturbide del motín?
What was Iturbide's view on the rebellion?
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