Spaniard


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Span·iard

 (spăn′yərd)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Spain.
2. A person of Spanish ancestry.

[Middle English, from Old French Espaniard, from Espaigne, Spain, from Latin Hispānia.]

Spaniard

(ˈspænjəd)
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Spain
2. (Plants) NZ short for wild Spaniard

Span•iard

(ˈspæn yərd)

n.
a native or inhabitant of Spain.
[1350–1400; < Old French (e)spaignart=Espaigne Spain + -art -ard]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Spaniard - a native or inhabitant of SpainSpaniard - a native or inhabitant of Spain  
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Castillian - a native or inhabitant of Castile
Catalan - a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
Translations
Španěl
spanier
hispaanlane
espanjalainen
Španjolac
スペイン人
스페인 사람
spaniolspaniolă
spanjor
ชาวสเปน
người Tây Ban Nha

Spaniard

[ˈspænjəd] Nespañol(a) m/f

Spaniard

[ˈspænjərd] nEspagnol(e) m/f

Spaniard

nSpanier(in) m(f)

Spaniard

[ˈspænjəd] nspagnolo/a

Spaniard

إِسْبَانِيّ Španěl spanier Spanier Ισπανός español espanjalainen Espagnol Španjolac spagnolo スペイン人 스페인 사람 Spanjaard spanjol Hiszpan espanhol испанец spanjor ชาวสเปน İspanyol người Tây Ban Nha 西班牙人
References in classic literature ?
For ten years he had but one friend, another old man named John Spaniard who owned a tree nursery.
As the party was about to leave the table, they were approached by a tall, dignified Spaniard who bowed low, rather exaggeratedly low, Ned thought, and addressed them in fairly good English.
But nothing about that thing that happened to him off Cape Horn, long ago, when he lay like dead for three days and nights; nothing about that deadly skrimmage with the Spaniard afore the altar in Santa?
and thinking about it, and so the child is just as much a Spaniard as if she'd always lived there.
Each boy said to himself: "There's the old deaf and dumb Spaniard that's been about town once or twice lately -- never saw t'other man before.
You might have thought him a handsome Spaniard preserved in the ice of Russia.
Madame," replied Bonacieux, "your august mistress is a perfidious Spaniard, and what the cardinal does is well done.
Therefore, above everything, the duke ought to have created a Spaniard Pope, and, failing him, he ought to have consented to Rouen and not San Pietro ad Vincula.
That cousin of Aramis, that Marie Michon, that needlewoman, notwithstanding her low condition, had acquaintances in the highest rank; she called the grandest ladies of the court her friend, and the queen -- proud as she is, in her double character as Austrian and as Spaniard -- called her her sister.
Before leaving the West Indies, he met with a Spaniard, an old man, who remembered the wreck of the Spanish ship, and gave him directions how to find the very spot.
In the watery path of Mendanna, cruising in quest of some region of gold, these isles had sprung up like a scene of enchantment, and for a moment the Spaniard believed his bright dream was realized.
The Spaniard 'is sure' that it was that of an Englishman, but 'judges by the intonation' altogether, 'as he has no knowledge of the English.