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":

Francisco Franco - Military Career - During The Second Spanish Republic
... 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' ... Though 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 portrayed the Asturian rebels in ...
Francis Drake - Spanish Armada
... during the return leg of the voyage, he raided the Spanish fort of San Augustín in Spanish Florida ...
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 ... They came from a claimed "53 nations" to fight against the Spanish Nationalist forces led by General Francisco Franco and assisted by German and Italian forces ...
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 underground ... Franco's Spanish nationalism promoted a unitary national identity by repressing Spain's cultural diversity ... and flamenco were promoted as 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 ... 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) ...

Famous quotes containing the word spanish:

    As the Spanish proverb says, “He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him.” So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    Wheeler: Aren’t you the fellow the Mexicans used to call “Brachine”?
    Dude: That’s nearly right. Only it’s “Borracho.”
    Wheeler: I don’t think I ever seen you like this before.
    Dude: You mean sober. You’re probably right. You know what “Borracho” means?
    Wheeler: My Spanish ain’t too good.
    Dude: It means drunk. No, if the name bothers ya’ they used to call me Dude.
    Jules Furthman (1888–1960)

    They are a curious mixture of Spanish tradition, American imitation, and insular limitation. This explains why they never catch on to themselves.
    Helen Lawrenson (1904–1982)