Definition of Spanish-American War in English:

Spanish-American War

Syllabification: Span·ish-A·mer·i·can War
A war between Spain and the US in the Caribbean and the Philippines in 1898. American public opinion having been aroused by Spanish atrocities in Cuba and the destruction of the warship Maine in Santiago harbor, the US declared war and successfully invaded Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, all of which Spain gave up by the Treaty of Paris (1898).

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Pronunciation: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected