What is Spanish?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain.
    Example: "Spanish music"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on spanish:

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 ... seen as a left-leaning officer—emerged as officers prepared to use 'troops against Spanish civilians as if they were a foreign enemy' ... 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 lackeys of a ...
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 ... In his recent, updated history of the Spanish Civil War, Antony Beevor "reckons Franco's ensuing 'white terror' claimed 200,000 lives ...
War Of The Austrian Succession - Naval Operations - The Mediterranean
... When the blockading squadron was forced off by want of provisions, the Spanish admiral Don Juan José Navarro put to sea ... invasion of England, and by the Battle of Toulon between the British and a Franco-Spanish fleet ... battle was fought, in which the van and centre of the British fleet was engaged with the Spanish rear and centre of the allies ...
La Purisima Mission
... María, or The Mission of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary) is a Spanish mission in Lompoc, California ... State 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 ... the only example in California of a complete Spanish Catholic mission complex ...
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 ... Drake stayed in the area for almost a year, raiding Spanish shipping and attempting to capture a treasure shipment ... and hungry, had nowhere to go and the Spanish were not far behind ...

More definitions of "Spanish":

  • (noun): The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain.

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