HyperDic: spain

English > 1 sense of the word Spain:
NOUNlocationSpain, Kingdom of Spain, Espanaa parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula
Spain > pronunciation
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English > Spain: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power.
SynonymsKingdom of Spain, Espana
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
Member ofEuropean Union, EU, European Community, EC, European Economic Community, EEC, Common Market, EuropeAn international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation / cooperation among its members
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATOAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
MembersBasqueA member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain
SpaniardA native or inhabitant of Spain
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
Iberian Peninsula, IberiaA peninsula in southwestern Europe
PartsAndalusia, AndaluciaA region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean
AragonA region of northeastern Spain
Balearic IslandsAn archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain
BarcelonaA city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
CadizAn ancient port city in southwestern Spain
Canary Islands, CanariesA group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming / forming Spanish provinces
Cantabrian MountainsA range of mountains in northern Spain along the coast of the Bay of Biscay
Cape TrafalgarA small cape in southwestern Spain
CartagenaA port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
Castile, CastillaA region of central Spain
CataloniaA region of northeastern Spain
Cordoba, CordovaA city in southern Spain
Ebro, Ebro RiverA river in northeastern Spain
GaliciaA region (and former kingdom) in northwestern Spain on the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay
Jerez, Jerez de la FronteraA city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry
LeonA city in northwestern Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains
Lusitaniaancient region and Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula
Madrid, capital of Spain, Spanish capitalThe capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain
MajorcaThe largest of the Balearic Islands
MalagaA port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean
OviedoA city in northwestern Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains
PyreneesA chain of mountains between France and Spain
San SebastianA city in northern Spain on the Bay of Biscay near the French border
Sevilla, SevilleA city in southwestern Spain
Sierra NevadaA mountain range in southern Spain along the Mediterranean coast to the east of Granada
Tagus, Tagus RiverA European river
ToledoA city in central Spain on the Tagus river
ValenciaA city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean
Zaragoza, SaragossaAn ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain
Region ofBasque Homeland and Freedom, Basque Fatherland and Liberty, Euskadi ta Askatasuna, ETAA terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party
CatalanThe Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)
Don JuanAny successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish nobleman)
First of October Antifascist Resistance Group, GRAPOAn armed wing of the (illegal) Communist Party of Spain
GalicianA language spoken in Galicia in northwestern Spain
Grand Inquisitordirector of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal)
SpanishThe Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
Spanish Civil Warcivil war in Spain in which Franco succeeded in overthrowing the republican government
amigoA friend or comrade
auto-da-feThe burning to death of heretics (as during the Spanish Inquisition)
conquistadorAn adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
criolloA Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish)
duennaA woman chaperon
paellasaffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken
sangaree, sangriasweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
NarrowerLogronoA city in northern Spain on the Ebro River
SpanishEspainia, Espana, España, Espanya, Reino de España
CatalanEspaña, Espanya, Regne d'Espanya, Spain
AdjectivesSpanishof or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain

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