the pandemic respiratory infection that spread throughout the world during 1917–18.
Spanish influenza Span·ish influenza (spān’ĭsh)
Influenza that caused several waves of pandemic in 1918-1919, resulting in over 20 million deaths worldwide.
noun 1. the Inquisition in Spain, under state control from 1480 to 1834, marked by the extreme severity and cruelty of its proceedings in the 16th century. Spanish Inquisition noun 1. the institution that guarded the orthodoxy of Catholicism in Spain, chiefly by the persecution of Jews and Muslims, esp from the 15th to 17th […]
noun 1. an iris, Iris xyphium, of the Mediterranean region, having blue, white, or yellow flowers with a yellow or orange patch.
noun 1. Spanish bluebell. Spanish bluebell noun 1. a bulbous plant, Endymion hispanicus, of the lily family, native to Spain and Portugal, having blue, white, or pink, bell-shaped flowers.
noun 1. a shrub, Jasminum grandiflorum, of India, having crimson-tinged, fragrant white flowers, grown as an ornamental and for perfume.