Definition of Spanish in English:
Of or relating to Spain, its people, or its language.
- When you come to Spain we'll play Spanish music, we'll sing and we'll even dance.
- They know they will be able to find jobs where they can use their Spanish language and communicate with bosses.
- Throughout the 18th century diplomats continued to take advantage of their residence in Spain to buy Spanish art.
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1 (as plural noun the Spanish) The people of Spain.
- The Dance of the Conquest recalls the victory of the Spanish over the Amerindians.
- In Los Montezumas, the confrontation of the Spanish and Aztecs in Mexico is acted out.
- The music of these poems remains in the Spanish; it cannot be conveyed in English.
2The Romance language of most of Spain and of much of Central and South America and several other countries.
- Now the newsletter is hosted on a dozen of sites and is translated into Spanish, German, French, Dutch and Italian.
- He was a dominant player, and a dominant boxer, and he spoke French and Spanish in addition to English.
- From the autumn, it will be broadcast in English and Spanish to 35 million households.
- Example sentences
- The persistence in the popular imagination of the notion of Carmen as the ultimate essence of Spanishness is troubling.
- The idea of Spanishness has come to evoke Mexico, Puerto Rico, Jennifer Lopez, and support for the common man.
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