geographical name
\ ˈspān How to pronounce Spain (audio) \
variants: or Spanish España \ ā-​ˈspä-​nyä How to pronounce España (audio) \

Definition of Spain

country in southwestern Europe that occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula and borders on the Atlantic Ocean (including the Bay of Biscay and the Gulf of Cadiz) and the Mediterranean Sea area 194,881 square miles (504,742 square kilometers), population 46,815,916

Note: Spain is a kingdom with Madrid as its capital.

see also spaniard, spanish

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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