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Spanish

noun Span·ish \ˈspa-nish\

: the language of Spain, Mexico, and many countries in Latin America

the Spanish : the people of Spain : Spanish people

Full Definition of SPANISH

1
:  the Romance language of the largest part of Spain and of the countries colonized by Spaniards
2
plural in construction :  the people of Spain
Spanish adjective
Span·ish·ness noun

Origin of SPANISH

Spanish, adjective, from Middle English Spainish, from Spain
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Language Terms

cognate, collocation, homonym

Rhymes with SPANISH

SPANISH Defined for Kids

1Spanish

adjective Span·ish \ˈspa-nish\

Definition of SPANISH for Kids

:  of or relating to Spain, its people, or the Spanish language

2Spanish

noun

Definition of SPANISH for Kids

1
:  the language of Spain and the countries colonized by Spaniards
2
Spanish plural :  the people of Spain
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