Place Name SPAIN

TYPE: Country
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SPAYN   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Hispania, the Latin name of the Iberian Peninsula, which is of uncertain origin. It could be derived from Punic I-Shaphan meaning "land of the rabbits".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hispania (Ancient Roman), Espagne (French), Spanien (German), España (Spanish)