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manigua

  
  (LAm)      sf  
1    [+de terreno]   (=ciénaga)   swamp  
(=maleza)  
scrubland  
(=selva)  
jungle  
(=campo)  
countryside  
irse a la manigua      arcaico   to take to the hills   (in revolt)     
2    agarrar manigua        (Caribe)  
*   to get flustered  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
agarrar manigua exp.
to get flustered
[Latam] Caribe

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to take to the hills
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"manigua": examples and translations in context
En uno de los lugares bombardeados en la manigua, a orillas de un riachuelo llamado Caño Cabra, los militares encontraron abandonados, además de armas, municiones, explosivos, documentos y víveres, sesenta mochilas de los rebeldes. In one of the jungle locations bombed, on the bank of a stream called Caño Cabra, military personnel found sixty abandoned rebel packs, as well as arms, ammunition, explosives, documents, and provisions.
Algunas de las víctimas de la masacre y de las desapariciones habían participado en la ocupación pacífica de las tierras de la finca La Manigua, municipio de Cajamarca, en marzo de 2003. Some of the victims of the massacre and of the disappearances had participated in the peaceful land take-over on the La Manigua farm in the municipality of Cajamarca in March 2003.
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