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Castilian

[ ka-stil-yuhn ]
/ kæˈstɪl yən /
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noun

the dialect of Spanish spoken in Castile.
the official standard form of the Spanish language as spoken in Spain, based on this dialect.
a native or inhabitant of Castile.

adjective

of or relating to Castile.

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Origin of Castilian

First recorded in 1520–30; Castile + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Castilian

Castilian
/ (kæˈstɪljən) /

noun

the Spanish dialect of Castile; the standard form of European Spanish
a native or inhabitant of Castile

adjective

denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Castile, its inhabitants, or the standard form of European Spanish
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