Hispania

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See also: Hispània and Hispânia

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Hispania

  1. (historical) The Iberian Peninsula, when under the control of Ancient Rome.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Hispania, Hispanian, Hispanic, French Hispanie, hispanique, Spanish hispano, hispánico, ultimately from Latin Hispānia.

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Hispania

  1. Spain

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly derived from the Punic אישפן ‎(I-Shaphan, coast of hyraxes), in turn a misidentification on the part of Phoenician explorers of its numerous rabbits as hyraxes.

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Hispānia f ‎(genitive Hispāniae); first declension

  1. Iberia; modern day Spain and Portugal
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri XXIX.1
      Eadem aestate in Hispania coortum ingens bellum conciente Ilergete Indibili nulla alia de causa quam per admirationem Scipionis contemptu imperatorum aliorum orto: eum superesse unum ducem Romanis ceteris ab Hannibale interfectis.
      During this summer an extensive war broke out in Spain at the instigation of Indibilis, whose sole motive was his intense admiration for Scipio which made him think lightly of other commanders. The people looked upon him as the only general the Romans had left to them, all the others having been killed by Hannibal.
  2. (New Latin) Spain (modern country)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Hispānia
genitive Hispāniae
dative Hispāniae
accusative Hispāniam
ablative Hispāniā
vocative Hispānia

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Hispania

  1. Spain

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