What is Spanish?

  • (noun): The people of Spain.
    Synonyms: Spanish people
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on spanish:

La Purisima Mission
... or The Mission of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary) is a Spanish mission in Lompoc, California ... Parks system, and along with Mission San Francisco de Solano is one of only two of the Spanish missions in California that is no longer under the control of the Catholic Church ... only example in California of a complete Spanish Catholic mission complex ...
Francisco Franco - Military Career - During The Second Spanish Republic
... Azaña, provoked his first clash with the Spanish Republic ... was seen as a left-leaning officer—emerged as officers prepared to use 'troops against Spanish civilians as if they were a foreign enemy' ... 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 xenophobic terms as ...
Francis Drake - Sailing Career
... He planned an attack on the Isthmus of Panama, known to the Spanish as Tierra Firme and the English as the Spanish Main ... stayed in the area for almost a year, raiding Spanish shipping and attempting to capture a treasure shipment ... Drake and his men, downhearted, exhausted and hungry, had nowhere to go and the Spanish were not far behind ...
War Of The Austrian Succession - Naval Operations - The Mediterranean
... forced off by want of provisions, the Spanish admiral Don Juan José Navarro put to sea ... for the invasion of England, and by the Battle of Toulon between the British and a Franco-Spanish fleet ... was fought, in which the van and centre of the British fleet was engaged with the Spanish rear and centre of the allies ...
Francisco Franco - From The Spanish Civil War To World War II - The End of The Civil War
... The PCE (the Spanish Communist Party) attempted a mutiny in Madrid with the aim of re-establishing Negrín's leadership, but José Miaja retained control ... leftists suffered from an important death-toll, the Spanish intelligentsia, atheists and military and government figures who had remained loyal to the Madrid government during the ... In his recent, updated history of the Spanish Civil War, Antony Beevor "reckons Franco's ensuing 'white terror' claimed 200,000 lives ...

More definitions of "Spanish":

  • (noun): The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain.
  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain.
    Example: "Spanish music"

Famous quotes containing the word spanish:

    How can I, that girl standing there,
    My attention fix
    On Roman or on Russian
    Or on Spanish politics?
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    The hangover became a part of the day as well allowed-for as the Spanish siesta.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    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)