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 - 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 ... traditions while those traditions not considered "Spanish" were suppressed ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
Francisco Franco - Military Career - During The Second Spanish Republic
... 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' ... 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 xenophobic terms as ...

Famous quotes containing the word spanish:

    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)

    The Bermudas are said to have been discovered by a Spanish ship of that name which was wrecked on them.... Yet at the very first planting of them with some sixty persons, in 1612, the first governor, the same year, “built and laid the foundation of eight or nine forts.” To be ready, one would say, to entertain the first ship’s company that should be next shipwrecked on to them.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    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)