The United States established diplomatic relations with Spain in 1783.
Colorado — This is the past participle of colorar , which means to give something color, such as by dyeing. Texas — The Spanish borrowed this word, spelled Tejas in Spanish, from indigenous residents of the area. The islands may have been named by Hawaii Loa, their traditional discoverer. In honor of Adm. The two countries have a cultural and educational cooperation agreement. Census Data. Merced California — The Spanish word for "mercy.
Arroyo Grande California — An arroyo is a stream. Texas From a Caddo word meaning "allies," used by the Spanish to describe the Caddo and the region they lived in.Spanish in the United States
Idaho An invented name whose meaning is unknown. Jump to In This Section. From the Alabama or Alibamu people, though the river was named first.
A corruption of the Aleut word for "mainland", alaxsxaq lit. First used to distinguish the mainland from the offshore islands. So we'd expect that an abundance of places would have names coming from Spanish — and indeed that's the case.
She was said to have owned the province of Mayne in France. Spain also is an observer to the Organization of American States.
Likely from an O'odham phrase meaning "little spring," in reference to a particular mining area. Phokas was part of a Spanish expedition. Ohio From a Seneca word meaning "great river" Oklahoma From the Choctaw words for "red people," reportedly named by a Choctaw leader following the Trail of Tears.
Under this agreement, Spain has authorized the United States to use certain facilities at Spanish military installations. There are too many Spanish place names to list here, but here are some of the most well-known: Competing interpretations place it as from a Delaware word, a Munsee word, or an Algonquian word.