Definition of Iberian in English:
Relating to or denoting Iberia, or the countries of Spain and Portugal.
- The Russian countries and the Iberian countries - Spain and Portugal - are both into it in quite a big way.
- In 1580 the two great Iberian sea-faring nations, Spain and Portugal, united.
- Long used to dishing out opprobrium on their Iberian neighbours, Spain could hardly be viewed skipping next summer.
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1A native of Iberia, especially in ancient times.
- Its original inhabitants were Iberians and Celts who were later conquered by the Romans and the Moors.
- As usual, the field at the home of Catalan tennis is populated by Spaniards, with nearly half the draw made up of Iberians.
- This means that, unlike the interior of the island, which is populated only by Tyrians, the coast is held by both the Tyrians and the Iberians.
2 [mass noun] The extinct Romance language spoken in the Iberian peninsula in late classical times. It forms an intermediate stage between Latin and modern Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese. Also called Ibero-Romance.
- After all, no one calls Polish Polish Slavonic or Portuguese Portuguese Iberian.
- Maman taught her not only the Latin and French that were the basis of her education, but Sanskrit and ancient Iberian.
Definition of Iberian in:
- US English dictionary
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