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2015-05-27 12:40:31

STUTTGART, Germany, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Banks are working on digital strategies, with few complete solutions as yet - In the

2015-05-26 23:04:21

Comparaiso.es will distribute a version of GWS’s mobile diagnostic app to Spanish consumers to collect crowd-source data for a comprehensive performance coverage map of the country

2015-05-22 12:24:53

NEW YORK, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain increased 0.3 percent in March to 103.1 (2010 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase

2015-05-21 20:22:20

- Helping students build strong financial foundation HOUSTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass brand ambassador and Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons inspired

2015-05-20 08:31:11

Company Veteran will be Responsible for Driving Growth and Product Development on Global Scale BOSTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-19 04:20:30

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, FCA outpaced industry sales growth in Europe for the fourth consecutive month with passenger car sales up 13.4% year-over-year

2015-05-18 23:04:43

Findings show what “kidfluencers" – and their parents – really want in a whole vacation: adventure, family bonding and a pool Austin, TX (PRWEB) May

2015-05-06 00:21:20

BARCELONA, Spain, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Belgian company acquires ESTEVE's veterinary division and aspires to lead the European market in

2015-05-05 23:09:17

Free digital magazines and eBooks now available in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, San Jose and Kansas City San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) May 05, 2015

2015-05-05 08:31:05

MIAMI and BARCELONA, Spain, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful first year, the FCBEscola Florida announces it's 2(nd) annual academy tryouts for next Sunday, May 10(th) to take place


Latest Spain Reference Libraries

Iberian Frog, Rana iberica
2014-11-05 11:55:24

The Iberian Frog (Rana iberica), is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family located in Portugal and Spain. Its natural habitats include rivers, mountain streams and swamps. It is threatened by loss of habitat, introduced species, water contamination, increased ultraviolet radiation, and climate change. This frog can grow to about 2.8 inches long but a more normal size is about 2 inches. The females have a tendency to be larger than the males. The tympanum can be seen just...

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Spanish-Norman Horse
2014-06-27 15:50:25

The Spanish-Norman is a breed of horse that originated in Spain. It was developed by crossing the Andalusian of Spain and the Percheron of France. In 1991 a registry was formed in Connecticut, United States to maintain the breed. As of 2011, there were over 100 Andalusian stallions in the registry as foundation sires. The Andalusian was a descendent of the Iberian horse of Spain and originated in the Andalusia region. The Percheron horse originated in France in the former Perche province,...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).