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  2. Spanish language - Wikipedia

    Spanish ( español or castellano, Castilian) is a Romance language of the Indo-European language family that evolved from colloquial Latin spoken in the Iberian Peninsula of Europe. Today, it is a global language with more than 500 million native speakers, mainly in the Americas and Spain. Spanish is the official language of 20 countries.

  3. Spanish Empire - Wikipedia

    The Spanish Empire (Spanish: Imperio español ), also known as the Hispanic Monarchy (Spanish: Monarquía Hispánica) or the Catholic Monarchy (Spanish: Monarquía Católica) [4] [5] [6] was a colonial empire governed by Spain and its predecessor states between 1492 and 1976. [7] [8] One of the largest empires in history, it was, in conjunction ...

  4. Spanish language in the United States - Wikipedia

    Spanish is the second most spoken language in the United States. There are over 41 million people aged five or older who speak Spanish at home, [1] and the United States has the second largest Spanish-speaking population in the world, ahead of Spain. Spanish is also the most learned language other than English, [3] with about six million ...

  5. Spanish phonology - Wikipedia

    Southern European Spanish (Andalusian Spanish, Murcian Spanish, etc.) and several lowland dialects in Latin America (such as those from the Caribbean, Panama, and the Atlantic coast of Colombia) exhibit more extreme forms of simplification of coda consonants: word-final dropping of /s/ (e.g. compás [komˈpa] 'musical beat' or 'compass')

  6. Spania - Wikipedia

    Etimologie. Originile denumirii romane Hispania și a denumirii moderne España sunt incerte, deși fenicienii și cartaginezii s-au referit la regiune ca Spania, de aceea cea mai larg acceptată etimologie este una semito-feniciană.

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  7. Conquistador - Wikipedia

    The Spanish silver fleet, which carried silver from Spanish colonies to Spain, were seized by Piet Heyn in 1628. In 1629 Suriname and Guyana were established. [ clarification needed ] In 1630 the West India Company conquered part of Brazil, and the colony of New Holland (capital Mauritsstad, present-day Recife ) was founded.

  8. 11 Unique Spanish Dialects and Varieties Spoken Around the ...

    Spanish Dialects of Spain. 1. Castilian. Castilian Spanish represents the majority of the Spanish spoken on the Iberian Peninsula. The differences between Castilian and Latin American Spanish are significant. For instance, Castilian speakers use vosotros in addition to ustedes (to mean “you all”).

  9. 250 Most Common Spanish Surnames With Meanings - MomJunction

    5. Abel. Abel is a Spanish surname derived from the Hebrew name ‘Hevel’ referring to ‘breath.’. 6. Abello. Abello is derived from the Latin name ‘Abellio’ who is also referred to as a Pyrenean god. 7. Abraham. This last name comes from the Bible and means ‘father of many’ in Hebrew.

  10. r/AskReddit - Why most Spanish keep saying Columbus was ...

    He wasn't Spanish, but he sailed with Spanish backing. So they get to take some credit. What matters most, historically, is whether or not you have a flag.