Spaniard

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Span·​iard | \ ˈspan-yərd How to pronounce Spaniard (audio) \

Definition of Spaniard

: a native or inhabitant of Spain

First Known Use of Spaniard

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Spaniard

Middle English Spaignard, from Middle French Espaignard, from Espaigne Spain, from Latin Hispania

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“Spaniard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spaniard. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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Spaniard

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English Language Learners Definition of Spaniard

: a person born, raised, or living in Spain : a Spanish person

Spaniard

noun
Span·​iard | \ ˈspan-yərd How to pronounce Spaniard (audio) \

Kids Definition of Spaniard

: a person born or living in Spain

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