But here in central Mexico, in the state of Michoacán, the holiday appeared to take on special significance.
That whole episode is so special, and that scene with Guillermo, in particular, is uniquely meaningful.
NY Times is becoming an instrument for special interest of the evil-doers of the world to achieve their political goals.
She brought with her that special presence and tranquillity as she sat speaking with his wife.
Ex–U.K. prime minister Gordon Brown has just been appointed U.N. special envoy for global education.
The blood of each was shed and applied separately for a special purpose.
special occasion for rules of propriety is offered by eating.
By a special gift in 1420 it was restored to the twelfth Earl.
Escanes wants a cook who can fry a capon in a special way they wot of in Gaul.
But these are just the special dishes of the day, and he is not bound to try them.
early 13c., "better than ordinary," from Old French especial, from Latin specialis "individual, particular," from species "appearance, kind, sort" (see species). Meaning "marked off from others by some distinguishing quality" is recorded from c.1300. In Middle English, also as a noun meaning "sweetheart, lover." Meaning "special train" is attested from 1866. Special effects first attested 1951. Special interests in U.S. political sense is from 1910. Special pleading first recorded 1680s.
The spectacular opening procession of a circus: Mrs Webster rode an elephant in the ''spec'' (1926+ Circus)
A specification language developed at SRI around 1976.
["SPECIAL - A Specification and Assertion Language", L. Robinson et al, TR CSL-46, SRI, Jan 1977].
[Also known as "HDM"? What's HDM?]