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[Spanish hoo-rah-men-tah-th aw] /Spanish ˌhu rɑ mɛnˈtɑ ðɔ/
noun, plural juramentados
[hoo-rah-men-tah-th aws] /ˌhu rɑ mɛnˈtɑ ðɔs/ (Show IPA)
(formerly) a Muslim, especially a Moro, bound by an oath to be killed fighting against Christians and other infidels.
Origin of juramentado
< Spanish: literally, (one) sworn (past participle of juramentar to swear), equivalent to jurament- (< Late Latin jūrāmentum oath, equivalent to jūrā(re) to swear + -mentum -ment) + -ado -ate1 Unabridged
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