Spanish meaning

spăn'ĭsh
Spanish is defined as a language spoken in Spain and parts of North and South America.

An example of Spanish is the word "hola."

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(collective plural) People of Spain, collectively.
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The Romance language of the largest part of Spain and most of Central and South America.
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Of or relating to the Spanish language.
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Of Spain or its people, language, or culture.
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The Romance language spoken in Spain and Spanish America.
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(printing) To subject to spanishing, a printing process in which an ink is deposited on the bottoms and sides of depressions formed in a plastic material.
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Of or pertaining to Spain.
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Of or pertaining to the people or culture of Spain.
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Of or pertaining to the Spanish language.
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A Romance language primarily spoken in Spain and in the Americas.
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(US, collective in the plural) People of Hispanic origin.
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The definition of Spanish refers to something that comes from Spain.

An example of Spanish is the origin of baked rice.

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Of or relating to Spain or its people or culture.
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The people of Spain.
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the Spanish
  • The people of Spain.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Spanish

Origin of spanish

  • Alteration (influenced by Latin Hispānia Spain) of Middle English Spainish from Spaine Spain from Old French Espaigne Spaniard
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.
    From Wiktionary