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1    (=alarma)   alarm  
tocar a somatén      to sound the alarm  
2    *   (=jaleo)   uproar, confusion
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
somatén nm.

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to sound the alarm
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"somatén": examples and translations in context
Si quieren suicidarse, armen al somatén. If you want to commit suicide, arm the militia.
Si salen vivos en Manresa te pagarán mi sueldo del somatén. If they make it alive to Manresa... they'll pay you my militia salary.
Padre, como capitán del somatén, te exijo que nos entregues las armas. Father, as captain of the militia, I demand that you hand over the weapons.
Él también es un clérigo, y está dirigiendo personalmente el somatén. He's also a cleric, and he's personally commanding the militia.
¿Vas a armar el somatén? ~ Are you going to arm the militia?
En Manresa han quemado el papel sellado de los franceses y han armado el somatén. In Manresa, they burned the Frenchies' stamped paper and have armed the militia.
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