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 (ĭn-făn′tē, -fän′tā)
A son of a Spanish or Portuguese king other than the heir to the throne.

[Spanish and Portuguese, both from Latin īnfāns, īnfant-, infant; see infant.]


(Historical Terms) (formerly) a son of a king of Spain or Portugal, esp one not heir to the throne
[C16: from Spanish or Portuguese, literally: infant]


(ɪnˈfæn teɪ)

n., pl. -tes.
any son of the king of Spain or of Portugal who is not heir to the throne.
[1545–55; < Sp or Portuguese]


[ɪnˈfæntɪ] Ninfante m


nInfant m
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who is an Infante likewise, and whom France detains inhumanly.
In that case," said Sancho Panza, "if I should become a king by one of those miracles your worship speaks of, even Juana Gutierrez, my old woman, would come to be queen and my children infantes.
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The bourgeois boy Gonzalo Infante and the boy from the slum Pedro Machuca become great friends, while the conflicts on the streets leads Chile to the bloody and repressive military coup of General Augusto Pinochet on September 11, 1973, changing their lives, their relationship and their country.
Even though the self-exploratory journey of Nourissier and Infante ends at this point, La Pastora's story continues.
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Francisco Ruiz de Infante is among the best Spanish artists working with moving images.