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Spanish Word of the Day: Magnicidio

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Magnicidio

Vocabulario relacionado con los delitos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/15/2012
Word: Magnicidio
(mag-ni-CI-dio), sustantivo masculino
English: Assassination
Etymology: Del latín magnicidium
Meaning: Muerte violenta dada a persona muy importante por su cargo o poder
Topic:Vocabulario relacionado con los delitos
Example:

¿Por qué se ha dado con culpables en los otros magnicidios -Cánovas del Castillo, Canalejas, Eduardo Dato y Carrero Blanco- y en el caso de Prim seguimos en las brumas de la historia?

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