[span-ish-uh-mer-i-kuh n] /ˈspæn ɪʃ əˈmɛr ɪ kən/
noting or pertaining to the parts of America where Spanish is the prevailing language.
pertaining to Spain and America, sometimes to Spain and the United States:
an example of Spanish-American cooperation.
of or relating to the natives or inhabitants of Spanish America, especially those of Spanish descent.
of or relating to persons of Latin-American descent living in the U.S.
of or relating to persons of Spanish descent living in the U.S.
a person of Latin-American descent living in the U.S.
a person of Spanish descent living in the U.S.
a native or inhabitant of a Spanish-American country.
of or relating to any of the Spanish-speaking countries or peoples of the Americas
a native or inhabitant of Spanish America
a Spanish-speaking person in the US
- Spanish-American War
noun 1. the war between the U.S. and Spain in 1898. Spanish-American War noun 1. the war between the US and Spain (1898) resulting in Spain’s withdrawal from Cuba and its cession of Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico Spanish-American War definition A war between Spain and the United States, fought in 1898. The war […]
noun 1. the Arabic language as used in Spain during the period of Moorish domination and influence, c900–1500. Abbreviation: SpAr.
noun 1. any of certain plants belonging to the genus Yucca, of the agave family, having narrow, spine-tipped leaves and a cluster of white flowers. Spanish bayonet noun 1. any of several American liliaceous plants of the genus Yucca, esp Y. aloifolia, that have a tall woody stem, stiff pointed leaves, and large clusters of […]
noun 1. a bulbous plant, Endymion hispanicus, of the lily family, native to Spain and Portugal, having blue, white, or pink, bell-shaped flowers.