Castilian


Castilian
[ka'stɪlɪən]
noun
1》 a native of the central Spanish region of Castile.
2》 the language of Castile, being the standard spoken and literary Spanish.
adjective relating to Castile or Castilian.

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  • Castilian — Cas*til ian, n. [Sp. castellano, from Castila, NL. Castilia, Castella. Castile, which received its name from the castles erected on the frontiers as a barrier against the Moors.] 1. An inhabitant or native of Castile, in Spain. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Castilian — [kas til′yən] adj. of Castile or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Castile 2. the variety of Spanish spoken in Castile, now the standard form of the language in Spain …   English World dictionary

  • Castilian — noun Date: 1566 1. a native or inhabitant of Castile; broadly Spaniard 2. a. the dialect of Castile b. the official and literary language of Spain based on this dialect • Castilian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Castilian — 1. noun a) The main and official language of Spain, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, etc. b) A native of Castile …   Wiktionary

  • Castilian — Cas•til•ian [[t]kæˈstɪl yən[/t]] n. 1) peo a) the dialect of Spanish spoken in Castile b) the standard Spanish of Spain, for which the dialect of Castile has served as a phonetic and grammatical model 2) peo a native or inhabitant of Castile 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Castilian — /ka stil yeuhn/, n. 1. the dialect of Spanish spoken in Castile. 2. the official standard form of the Spanish language as spoken in Spain, based on this dialect. 3. a native or inhabitant of Castile. adj. 4. of or pertaining to Castile. [1520 30; …   Universalium

  • Castilian — n. official form of the Spanish language spoken in Spain; Spanish dialect spoken in the Castile district of Spain …   English contemporary dictionary