Complete Definition of "Spanish Inquisition"

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Proper noun
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en-proper-noun|sg=Spanish Inquisition

  1. an extension of the Papal Inquisition, set up in 15th century Spain, to investigate and punish converted Jews and Muslims thought to be insincere.
  2. figuratively Excessive questioning or interrogation

#:''I agreed to answer a few questions, but I didn't expect the Spanish Inquisition.

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