Peninsular War(redirected from War of Spanish Independence)
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Related to War of Spanish Independence: Spanish Civil War, War of Spanish Succession, Spanish American war
(Historical Terms) the war (1808–14) fought in the Iberian Peninsula by British, Portuguese, and Spanish forces against the French, resulting in the defeat of the French: part of the Napoleonic Wars
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