Spanish America
geographical name 1. the Spanish-speaking countries of the Americas 2. the parts of America settled & formerly governed by the Spanish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Spanish America — the Spanish speaking countries south of the U.S.: Mexico, Central America (with the exception of Belize), South America (with the exceptions of Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname), and most of the West Indies. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Spanish America — the Spanish speaking countries south of the U.S.: Mexico, Central America (with the exception of Belize), South America (with the exceptions of Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname), and most of the West Indies …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spanish America — parts of the W hemisphere where Spanish is the predominant language …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Spanish America — Spanishspeaking countries of Latin America …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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  • Reconquista (Spanish America) — In colonial Spanish America, the Reconquista refers to the period following Napoleon s failed invasion of the Iberian Peninsula in 1808. During the invasion, a number of Spanish colonies in the New World moved for greater autonomy or independence …   Wikipedia

  • The expedition of a body of Englishmen to the gold mines of Spanish America, in 1702 — The expedition of a body of Englishmen to the gold mines of Spanish America, in 1702, est un livre signé de Nathaniel Davis, pseudonyme d Edward Davis, capitaine anglais des pirates du Panama dans les années 1680, découvreur de l île de Pâques.… …   Wikipédia en Français

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