New Spain
geographical name Spanish viceroyalty 1535-1821 including territory now in SW United States, Mexico, Central America N of Panama, much of the West Indies, & the Philippines capital Mexico City

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • New Spain — New′ Spain′ n. geg amh. a former Spanish viceroyalty (1535–1821) including Central America N of Panama, Mexico, the West Indies, the SW United States, and the Philippines …   From formal English to slang

  • New Spain — former Spanish viceroyalty (1535 1821) including, at its greatest extent, Mexico, SW U.S., Central America north of Panama, the West Indies, & the Philippines …   English World dictionary

  • New Spain — Viceroyalty of New Spain Virreinato de Nueva España Colony of Castile and Spain ↓ …   Wikipedia

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  • New Spain — the former Spanish possessions in the Western Hemisphere, at one time including South America (except Brazil), Central America, Mexico, the West Indies, Florida, and most of the land in the U.S. west of the Mississippi River. * * * …   Universalium

  • New Spain — /nju ˈspeɪn/ (say nyooh spayn) noun the former Spanish possessions in the Americas, at one time including Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and parts of the United States …   Australian English dictionary

  • New Spain — the former Spanish possessions in the Western Hemisphere, at one time including South America (except Brazil), Central America, Mexico, the West Indies, Florida, and most of the land in the U.S. west of the Mississippi River. * * * a former… …   Useful english dictionary

  • New Spain, Viceroyalty of — Former Spanish viceroyalty (1535–1821), principally in North America. At various times it included what is now the southwestern U.S. (as well as Florida and parts of the coast of the Gulf of Mexico), Mexico, Central America north of Panama, much… …   Universalium

  • Viceroyalty of New Spain — Infobox Former Country native name = Virreinato de Nueva España conventional long name = Viceroyalty of New Spain common name = New Spain continent = North America region = country = Mexico era = Colonial era status = Colony status text = Flag of …   Wikipedia

  • List of governors in the Viceroyalty of New Spain — Governors in the various Provinces of the Viceroyalty of New Spain.In addition to governors, the following list (under construction) intends to give an overview of colonial units of the provincial level; therefore it also includes some offices of …   Wikipedia

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