from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of that party in Spain which during the war of independence (1808–14) supported the French government of the country.
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An afrancesado was a Spaniard who supported the French and almost all such traitors came from the educated classes.
El francés atropella a un pueblo extraño: el afrancesado vende y deshonra a su patria.
El francés comete un asesinato: el afrancesado ¡un parricidio!
On rising from the card-table, I saw a Spanish grandee, an/afrancesado/in exile, who had been about a fortnight in Touraine.
On rising from the card-table, I saw a Spanish grandee, an _afrancesado_ in exile, who had been about a fortnight in Touraine.
= afrancesado = Frenchified Spaniard, Francomaniac, French sympathizer.