HyperDic: auto-da-fe

English > 1 sense of the word auto-da-fe:
NOUNactauto-da-fethe burning to death of heretics (as during the Spanish Inquisition)
English > auto-da-fe: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe burning to death of heretics (as during the Spanish Inquisition).
RegionSpain, Kingdom of Spain, EspanaA parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula
Broaderburning, burning at the stakeexecution by fire
Spanishauto de fe

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