Kingdom of Spain


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Noun1.Kingdom of Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian PeninsulaKingdom of Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
auto-da-fe - the burning to death of heretics (as during the Spanish Inquisition)
Spanish Civil War - civil war in Spain in which Franco succeeded in overthrowing the republican government; during the war Spain became a battleground for fascists and socialists from all countries; 1936-1939
Galician - a language spoken in Galicia in northwestern Spain; it is between Portuguese and Spanish but closer to Portuguese; sometimes considered a Portuguese or Spanish dialect
Spanish - the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
Catalan - the Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)
paella - saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken
sangaree, sangria - sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
Basque Fatherland and Liberty, Basque Homeland and Freedom, ETA, Euskadi ta Askatasuna - a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees; "in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials"
First of October Antifascist Resistance Group, GRAPO - an armed wing of the (illegal) Communist Party of Spain; seeks to overthrow the Spanish government and replace it with a Marxist-Leninist regime; "GRAPO is vehemently opposed to the United States"
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Andalucia, Andalusia - a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization
Iberian Peninsula, Iberia - a peninsula in southwestern Europe
capital of Spain, Madrid, Spanish capital - the capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain; home of an outstanding art museum
Balearic Islands - an archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain
Majorca - the largest of the Balearic Islands
Canaries, Canary Islands - a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces
Barcelona - a city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean; 2nd largest Spanish city and the largest port and commercial center; has been a center for radical political beliefs
Cadiz - an ancient port city in southwestern Spain
Cartagena - a port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
Cordova, Cordoba - a city in southern Spain; center of Moorish culture
Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera - a city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry
Leon - a city in northwestern Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains
Logrono - a city in northern Spain on the Ebro River
Malaga - a port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean
Oviedo - a city in northwestern Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains
San Sebastian - a city in northern Spain on the Bay of Biscay near the French border; a fashionable seaside resort
Sevilla, Seville - a city in southwestern Spain; a major port and cultural center; the capital of bullfighting in Spain
Toledo - a city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century
Aragon - a region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I)
Saragossa, Zaragoza - an ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain; formerly the capital of Aragon
Castile, Castilla - a region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
Catalonia - a region of northeastern Spain
Galicia - a region (and former kingdom) in northwestern Spain on the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay
Valencia - a city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean; "Valencia is the third largest city in Spain"
Lusitania - ancient region and Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula; corresponds roughly to modern Portugal and parts of Spain
Cantabrian Mountains - a range of mountains in northern Spain along the coast of the Bay of Biscay
Cape Trafalgar - a small cape in southwestern Spain; "Nelson defeated the French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar in 1805"
Ebro, Ebro River - a river in northeastern Spain; flows into the Mediterranean
Translations
Königreich Spanien
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The hundred largest hotels in New York City have twenty-one thousand telephones--nearly as many as the continent of Africa and more than the kingdom of Spain.
25 -- (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa conveyed the greetings of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, to HM King Felipe VI, King of the Kingdom of Spain, and expressed their best wishes to His Majesty and to the Kingdom of Spain of continued success and prosperity.
Gen Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) received a written message from the Secretary General of the Ministry of Defence in the Kingdom of Spain inviting him to participate in the National Defense Course of the Higher Studies Centre in the Kingdom of Spain.
Gen Ahmed bin Harith Al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF), received a written message from the Secretary General of the Ministry of Defence in the Kingdom of Spain inviting him to participate in the National Defense Course of the Higher Studies Centre in the Kingdom of Spain.
King Juan Carlos of Kingdom of Spain received at his residence in Jeddah today Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier, and Advisor and Special Envoy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
and King Juan Carlos of the Kingdom of Spain, a security agreement between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Spain was signed here today.
Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in the Kingdom of Spain, to accredited of ambassadors at Spain Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation , Jose Maria Rodriguez Couso.
Within the framework of his visit to the Kingdom of Spain on 12 June, Nikola Poposki, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, had a bilateral meeting with his Spanish counterpart, Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.
King Juan Carlos I of the Kingdom of Spain left here yesterday after concluding a three-day official visit to the Sultanate during which he was received by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos.
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said received King Juan Carlos I of the Kingdom of Spain who began an official three-day visit Oman.
Madrid, Apr 9 (ONA) King Juan Carlos I of the Kingdom of Spain received credentials of Kefaya bint Khamis al-Ra'eesiyah as the Sultanate's accredited ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain.
During the meeting, they discussed cultural proposals and events that contribute to the promotion of cultural exchanges between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Spain , as well as holding cultural events in the two countries this year.