Definition of Spanish influenza

1. Noun. (pathology) An influenza pandemic that spread to nearly every part of the world between 1918 and 1920, killing from 20 to 100 million people. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Spanish influenza) ¹

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Medical Definition of Spanish influenza

1. Influenza that caused several waves of pandemic in 1918-1919, resulting in more than 20 million deaths worldwide; it was particularly severe in Spain (hence the name), but now is thought to have originated in the U.S. As a form of swine influenza. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spanish Influenza

Spanish chestnuts
Spanish dagger
Spanish donkey
Spanish donkeys
Spanish elm
Spanish fever
Spanish flu
Spanish fly
Spanish garlic
Spanish gorse
Spanish green
Spanish grunt
Spanish guitar
Spanish ham
Spanish heath
Spanish influenza (current term)
Spanish iris
Spanish lime
Spanish lime tree
Spanish mackerel
Spanish monetary unit
Spanish moss
Spanish oak
Spanish omelet
Spanish omelets
Spanish omelette
Spanish omelettes
Spanish onion
Spanish oyster plant
Spanish paprika

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