Spanish

Spanish may refer to:

  • Of or related to Spain
  • Spanish language, the official language of Spain and most of Latin America
  • Spanish people (or Spaniards)
  • The Spanish Empire, the empire administrated by Spain from the 15th century
  • Spanish cuisine
  • "Spanish" (song), R&B song by Craig David
  • Spanish, Ontario, a town in the Canadian province of Ontario
  • Spanish River (Ontario), a major river in Northern Ontario
  • Liquorice, known as Spanish in Yorkshire and Lancashire
  • Spain (disambiguation)

Other articles related to "spanish":

Francis Drake - Spanish Armada
... On June 6, 1586, during the return leg of the voyage, he raided the Spanish fort of San Augustín in Spanish Florida ...
Francisco Franco - Spain Under Franco - Political Oppression
... The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party and the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) were banned in 1939, while the Communist Party of Spain (PCE) went ... Franco's Spanish nationalism promoted a unitary national identity by repressing Spain's cultural diversity ... national traditions while those traditions not considered "Spanish" were suppressed ...
Spanish Proverbs - Origins
... Many Spanish proverbs have a long history of cultural diffusion there are proverbs, for example, that have their origin traced to Babylon and that have come down to us through Greece and ... The written evidence of the use of Spanish proverbs goes far back in Spanish literature ... Examples of other early works that use Spanish proverbs are the Libro de Buen Amor by Juan Ruiz (14th century) and El Corbacho by Alfonso Martínez de Toledo (15th century) ...
Francisco Franco - Military Career - During The Second Spanish Republic
... of the Academy, in June, by War Minister Manuel Azaña, provoked his first clash with the Spanish Republic ... as officers prepared to use 'troops against Spanish civilians as if they were a foreign enemy' ... the colonial units sent to the north by Franco consisted of the Spanish Foreign Legion and the Moroccan mercenaries of the Regulares Indigenas, the right wing press ...
International Brigades
... The International Brigades (Spanish Brigadas Internacionales) were military units made up of volunteers from different countries, who traveled to Spain to defend the Second Spanish Republic in the Spanish Civil ... claimed "53 nations" to fight against the Spanish Nationalist forces led by General Francisco Franco and assisted by German and Italian forces ...

Famous quotes containing the word spanish:

    I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts.
    Oliver Goldsmith (1728–1774)

    Stiller ... took part in the Spanish Civil War ... It is not clear what impelled him to this military gesture. Probably many factors were combined—a rather romantic Communism, such as was common among bourgeois intellectuals at that time.
    Max Frisch (1911–1991)

    It’s like a jumble of huts in a jungle somewhere. I don’t understand how you can live there. It’s really, completely dead. Walk along the street, there’s nothing moving. I’ve lived in small Spanish fishing villages which were literally sunny all day long everyday of the week, but they weren’t as boring as Los Angeles.
    Truman Capote (1924–1984)