Example sentences for: anti-clerical

How can you use “anti-clerical” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Like the Boquería, the Hotel Oriente, and other Rambla landmarks, this square came into being as a result of the destruction of a convent, when church properties were expropriated in an anti-clerical period in the mid-19th century.

  • Many of Barcelona’s churches were put to the torch by anti-clerical mobs.

  • During the Spanish Civil War, when anti-clerical feelings were violent among the Republicans in Barcelona, La Moreneta was secretly replaced by a copy; the original remained hidden during the Franco years.

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