Hester - 1:25 pm on Nov 30, 2004 (gmt 0)
For quotes, we can use <cite> and for definitions we can use <dfn>. Perhaps there are other tags to work with the examples Gusgsm gives? For foreign words, I thought you just wrapped them in a span and declared the language. Eg:
In Spain, <span lang="es">toros</span> (bulls) are usually black.