Definition of Spanish

1. Noun. The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain.

Examples of category: Feria, Don, Dona, Senor, Senora, Senorita, Don, El Nino
Generic synonyms: Latinian Language, Romance, Romance Language
Specialized synonyms: Castilian, Judeo-spanish, Ladino, Mexican Spanish
Geographical relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain. "Spanish music"
Partainyms: Spain

3. Noun. The people of Spain.
Exact synonyms: Spanish People
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, Nation

Definition of Spanish

1. a. Of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards.

2. n. The language of Spain.

Definition of Spanish

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Spain. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the people or culture of Spain. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Spanish language. ¹

4. Proper noun. A Romance language primarily spoken in Spain and in the Americas. ¹

5. Noun. (context: collective plural) People of Spain, collectively. ¹

6. Noun. (US collective plural) People of Hispanic origin. ¹

7. Verb. (printing) To subject to spanishing, a printing process in which an ink is deposited on the bottoms and sides of depressions formed in a plastic material ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Spanish

1. Of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards. Spanish bayonet, a wooden roller, with a rope wound about it, into which a marline spike is thrust to serve as a lever. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Spanish Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spanish

spanglets
spanglier
spangliest
spangling
spangly
spangolite
spangolites
spangs
spanielled
spanielling
spaniels
spanikopita
spaning
spaniolitmin
spanish (current term)
spanish needles
spanished
spanishing
spank you
spank you very much
spankable
spanked
spankee
spankees
spanker
spankers
spankies

Literary usage of Spanish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1879)
"Military events — Aggressive movement of the Netherlanders — iitate of tho Archduke's provinces — Mutiny of the spanish forces — Proposed invasion of ..."

2. A History of South America, 1854-1904 by Charles Edmond Akers (1904)
"INTRODUCTION Some Traits of spanish Character. Ferdinand and Isabella. ... First spanish Colonists. Treatment of Natives in South America. ..."

3. A History of South America, 1854-1904 by Charles Edmond Akers (1904)
"INTRODUCTION Some Traits of spanish Character. Ferdinand and Isabella. ... First spanish Colonists. Treatment of Natives in South America. ..."

4. A Financial History of Texas by Edmund Thornton Miller (1916)
"TUE spanish-MEXICAN PERIOD. On January 17, 1821. when Moses Austin was given permission by the spanish authorities to introduce three ..."

5. The Age of Anne by Edward Ellis Morris (1886)
"CHAPTER I. THE spanish SUCCESSION. IN the last years of the seventeenth century the minds of all European statesmen were turned towards Spain. ..."

6. History of Central America by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1887)
"CHAPTER I. LAST DAYS OP spanish RULE.-. POPULAR FEELING IN CENTRAL AMERICA—EFFECT OF EVENTS IK SPAIN— RECOGNITION OF AMERICAN EQUALITY—R ..."

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