Spanish America

geographical name

Definition of Spanish America

  1. 1 the Spanish-speaking countries of the Americas: Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Central America with the exception of Belize, and South America with the exceptions of Brazil and the Guianas

  2. 2 the parts of America settled and formerly governed by the Spanish, including southwestern, western, and southern parts of the U.S. in addition to the countries listed in sense 1

  1. —see also spanish american

SPANISH AMERICA Defined for English Language Learners

Spanish America

geographical name

Definition of Spanish America for English Language Learners

  • : the countries of America where people speak Spanish

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