Castile

(redirected from Castillians)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Cas·tile

 (kăs-tēl′)
A region and former kingdom of central and northern Spain. Autonomous from the tenth century, it joined with Aragon in 1479 after the marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand (1469), thus forming the nucleus of modern Spain.

Castile

(kæˈstiːl) or

Castilla

n
(Placename) a former kingdom comprising most of modern Spain: originally part of León, it became an independent kingdom in the 10th century and united with Aragon (1469), the first step in the formation of the Spanish state

Cas•tile

(kæˈstil)

n.
1. Spanish, Cas•ti•lla (kɑsˈti lyɑ, -yɑ) a former kingdom comprising most of Spain.
2. Also called Castile′ soap′. a variety of mild soap, made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Castile - a region of central SpainCastile - a region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Translations

Castile

[kæsˈtiːl] NCastilla f

Castile

nKastilien nt

Castile

[kæˈstiːl] nCastiglia
References in periodicals archive ?
THEM WOLVES, SUNSHINE FRISBEE LASERBEAM PLUS THE CASTILLIANS, SWAMPMEAT FAMILY BAND, THREADS: Hare & Hounds, High St, Kings Heath.
BLACK MEKON, THE CASTILLIANS, CALORIES AND ELEPHANTINE: Bull's Head, St Marys Row, Moseley.