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[hi-spey-nee-uh, -speyn-yuh] /hɪˈspeɪ ni ə, -ˈspeɪn yə/

noun, Latin.
the Iberian peninsula in the Roman world

Latin name for the Iberian peninsula, literally “country of the Spaniards;” see Hispanic.


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  • Hispanicism

    [hi-span-uh-siz-uh m] /hɪˈspæn əˌsɪz əm/ noun 1. an idiom peculiar to Spanish. /hɪˈspænɪˌsɪzəm/ noun 1. a word or expression borrowed from Spanish or modelled on the form of a Spanish word or expression

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    [hi-span-uh-sist] /hɪˈspæn ə sɪst/ noun 1. .

  • Hispanicize

    [hi-span-uh-sahyz] /hɪˈspæn əˌsaɪz/ verb (used with object), Hispanicized, Hispanicizing. (sometimes lowercase) 1. to make Spanish or Latin American, as in character, custom, or style. 2. to bring under Spanish or Latin-American domination or influence. /hɪˈspænɪˌsaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make Spanish, as in custom or culture; bring under Spanish control or influence

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