What is Spanish?

  • (noun): The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on spanish:

La Purisima Mission
... Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary) is a Spanish mission in Lompoc, California ... system, and along with Mission San Francisco de Solano is one of only two of the Spanish missions in California that is no longer under the control of the Catholic Church ... It is currently the only example in California of a complete Spanish Catholic mission complex ...

More definitions of "Spanish":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain.
    Example: "Spanish music"

Famous quotes containing the word spanish:

    The Bermudas are said to have been discovered by a Spanish ship of that name which was wrecked on them.... Yet at the very first planting of them with some sixty persons, in 1612, the first governor, the same year, “built and laid the foundation of eight or nine forts.” To be ready, one would say, to entertain the first ship’s company that should be next shipwrecked on to them.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Wheeler: Aren’t you the fellow the Mexicans used to call “Brachine”?
    Dude: That’s nearly right. Only it’s “Borracho.”
    Wheeler: I don’t think I ever seen you like this before.
    Dude: You mean sober. You’re probably right. You know what “Borracho” means?
    Wheeler: My Spanish ain’t too good.
    Dude: It means drunk. No, if the name bothers ya’ they used to call me Dude.
    Jules Furthman (1888–1960)

    The French courage proceeds from vanity—the German from phlegm—the Turkish from fanaticism & opium—the Spanish from pride—the English from coolness—the Dutch from obstinacy—the Russian from insensibility—but the Italian from anger.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)