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. In an average year they send six million messages.
15:10 Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics to meet with Josep Borrell, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain who is the European Council's nominee for the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, A1/2eljko KomA!ic, met with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Bosnia and Herzegovina Jose Maria Valdemoro Gimenez and Juan Maria Tintore, Honorary Citizen of the City of Sarajevo and the Honorary President of 'Royal Tennis Club of Barcelona' (RCT).
At the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a bilateral meeting between Romania and the Kingdom of Spain took place on June 25, 2019, on the situation of the Romanian minority citizens against whom the Spanish authorities were ordered to take protective measures.
In a statement, the foreign ministry of the Kingdom of Spain said this repeated crime against civilians, adopted by the Yemen-based Houthi militia, is absolutely unacceptable as it contributes to aggravating the tension in the region.
The Council of Ministers has made a decision to open a consulate of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Kingdom of Spain, headed by a consul, with a seat in the city of Barcelona and a consular district covering the territory of the autonomous communities of Catalonia and Aragon, said the government press office.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs hailed distinguished relations of friendship between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Spain, expressing the Kingdom of Bahrain's aspirations to further enhance these relations at all levels, in addition to strengthening joint cooperation regarding regional and international issues.
The award handover ceremony was held under the auspices of Kefayah bint Khamis al- Raisiya, the Sultanate's accredited Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain.
Mr Borrell told Politico: "I am very much (more) worried about the unity of the United Kingdom than the unity of the Kingdom of Spain.
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QNA Madrid THE State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Spain have agreed to establish an institutional framework for cooperation to achieve common objectives.