Translation of single combat in Spanish:

single combat

noun

  • 1

    in single combat en combate singular
    • The English knights knew their only chance was to break the Scottish formation - so they tried to draw individuals into single combat.
    • The parties, or champions on their behalf, would fight in formal single combat and the winner would be deemed to be the successful party in the case.
    • The soldiers were trained relentlessly in fighting in formation with different types of weapons, and also single combat.
    • The tournament in this period was no carefully regulated single combat, but a great mêlée involving hundreds of knights, mimicking and rehearsing for warfare.
    • Although gladiators were clearly Roman, the values presented in gladiatorial single combat were central to Greek culture as well as to Roman.