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Spanish translation of “martyr”


noun /ˈmaːtə/
a person who suffers death or hardship for what he or she believes St Joan is said to have been a martyr. a person who continually suffers from a disease, difficulty etc She is a martyr to rheumatism. martyrdom noun the suffering or death of a martyr.
(Definition of martyr from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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