Definition of Spanish Inquisition in English :
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Spanish Inquisition meaning in English
Meaning of Spanish Inquisition in English
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Spanish Inquisition pronunciation in English
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1. spanish inquisition
an inquisition initiated in 1478 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella that guarded the orthodoxy of Catholicism in Spain (especially from the 15th to the 17th centuries)
Example Sentences:'the Spanish Inquisition was administered by both civil and church authorities which gave it ultimate power''Torquemada was the inquisitor general for the Spanish Inquisition'
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