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Castilian

[ka-stil-yuh n]
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noun
  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.
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Castile.
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Origin of Castilian

First recorded in 1520–30; Castile + -ian
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Castilian

noun
  1. the Spanish dialect of Castile; the standard form of European Spanish
  2. a native or inhabitant of Castile
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adjective
  1. denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Castile, its inhabitants, or the standard form of European Spanish
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