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Cas·til·ian

 (kă-stĭl′yən)
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Castile.
b. A person of Castilian ancestry.
2.
a. The Spanish dialect of Castile.
b. The standard literary and official form of Spanish, which is based on this dialect.
adj.
Of or relating to Castile or its people, language, or culture.
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Castilian

(kæˈstɪljən)
n
1. (Languages) the Spanish dialect of Castile; the standard form of European Spanish
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Castile
adj
3. (Placename) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Castile, its inhabitants, or the standard form of European Spanish
4. (Peoples) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Castile, its inhabitants, or the standard form of European Spanish
5. (Languages) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Castile, its inhabitants, or the standard form of European Spanish
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Cas•til•ian

(kæˈstɪl yən)

n.
1.
a. the dialect of Spanish spoken in Castile.
b. the standard Spanish of Spain, for which the dialect of Castile has served as a phonetic and grammatical model.
2. a native or inhabitant of Castile.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Castile or Castilian.
[1520–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Castilian - the Spanish language as spoken in Castile
Spanish - the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
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Translations
castellàespanyol
hispana
kastillianska
tiếng Tây ban nha

Castilian

[kæsˈtɪlɪən]
A. ADJcastellano
B. N
1. (= person) → castellano/a m/f
2. (Ling) → castellano m
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Castilian

adjkastilisch
n
(Ling) → Kastilisch nt
(= person)Kastilier(in) m(f)
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Castilian

[kæsˈtɪlɪən]
1. adjcastigliano/a
2. n (person) → castigliano/a; (language) → castigliano
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"Nor would it be well that you should understand him," said the curate, "and on that score we might have excused the Captain if he had not brought him into Spain and turned him into Castilian. He robbed him of a great deal of his natural force, and so do all those who try to turn books written in verse into another language, for, with all the pains they take and all the cleverness they show, they never can reach the level of the originals as they were first produced.
"These three books," said the curate, "are the best that have been written in Castilian in heroic verse, and they may compare with the most famous of Italy; let them be preserved as the richest treasures of poetry that Spain possesses."
He spoke Italian like a Tuscan, and Spanish like a Castilian; he would have been free, and happy with Mercedes and his father, whereas he was now confined in the Chateau d'If, that impregnable fortress, ignorant of the future destiny of his father and Mercedes; and all this because he had trusted to Villefort's promise.
"My lord asks of what country you are," said the young man, in the purest Castilian.
He was a Spaniard, not a Basque, and he trolled out in Castilian that song you know,
A sound of bells, which he heard at that moment, put an end to his anxiety; it was a stuffed manikin, which the vagabonds were suspending by the neck from the rope, a sort of scarecrow dressed in red, and so hung with mule-bells and larger bells, that one might have tricked out thirty Castilian mules with them.
Mazarin will spend a few of the millions he has put away; our gentlemen will perform prodigies of valor in their encounters with the proud Castilians, and many of them will return crowned with laurels, to be recrowned by us with myrtles.
on Sundays, both with Castilian Spanish commentary," WWE said in a statement.
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