AskDefine | Define Castilian

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  1. The main and official language of Spain.
  2. A native of Castile.






Extensive Definition

Castilian is a noun and adjective that refers to the region and former kingdom of Castile in Spain; in particular, it may refer to a native person of Castile or to the language of this region, and is therefore considered by many to be a synonym of Spanish, though with different nuances. The following articles provide further information.
Castilian in Arabic: إسبانية
Castilian in Danish: Spansk
Castilian in Spanish: Castellano
Castilian in Esperanto: Kastilia lingvo
Castilian in French: Espagnol (homonymie)
Castilian in Macedonian: Шпански јазик
Castilian in Polish: Język kastylijski
Castilian in Romanian: Castelană
Castilian in Simple English: Spanish
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