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noun Span·ish \ˈspa-nish\

Simple Definition of Spanish

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

  • the Spanish : the people of Spain : Spanish people

Full Definition of Spanish

  1. 1 :  the Romance language of the largest part of Spain and of the countries colonized by Spaniards

  2. 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

Rhymes with spanish




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