Andalusia


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An·da·lu·sia

 (ăn′də-lo͞o′zhə, -zhē-ə) also An·da·lu·cí·a (än′dä-lo͞o-sē′ə)
A region of southern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the Atlantic Ocean. The area contains magnificent Moorish architecture, including the historic towns of Seville, Granada, and Córdoba.

Andalusia

(ˌændəˈluːzɪə)
n
(Placename) a region of S Spain, on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, with the Sierra Morena in the north, the Sierra Nevada in the southeast, and the Guadalquivir River flowing over fertile lands between them; a centre of Moorish civilization; it became an autonomous region in 1981. Area: about 87 280 sq km (33 700 sq miles). Spanish name: Andalucía

An•da•lu•sia

(ˌæn dlˈu ʒə, -ʃi ə)

n.
a region in S Spain, bordering on the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. 33,712 sq. mi. (87,314 sq. km).
Spanish, An•da•lu•cí•a (ˌɑn dɑ luˈθi ɑ, -ˈsi ɑ)
An`da•lu′sian, adj., n.
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Noun1.Andalusia - a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the MediterraneanAndalusia - a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Granada - a city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492; site of the Alhambra (a palace and fortress built by Moors in the Middle Ages) which is now a major tourist attraction
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Andalusia

[ˌændəˈluːzɪə] NAndalucía f
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A lay brother, one of those who followed in the train, had, for his use on other occasions, one of the most handsome Spanish jennets ever bred at Andalusia, which merchants used at that time to import, with great trouble and risk, for the use of persons of wealth and distinction.
The day happened to be a Friday, and in the whole inn there was nothing but some pieces of the fish they call in Castile "abadejo," in Andalusia "bacallao," and in some places "curadillo," and in others "troutlet;" so they asked him if he thought he could eat troutlet, for there was no other fish to give him.
A Mexican horseman has much resemblance, in many points, to the equestrians of Old Spain; and especially to the vain-glorious caballero of Andalusia.
It would be very tiresome staying here, and so four of us ran the quarantine blockade and spent seven delightful days in Seville, Cordova, Cadiz, and wandering through the pleasant rural scenery of Andalusia, the garden of Old Spain.
They were Spaniards of their age, in whom were tremulous all the mighty exploits of a great nation: their fancies were rich with the glories of America and the green islands of the Caribbean Sea; in their veins was the power that had come from age-long battling with the Moor; they were proud, for they were masters of the world; and they felt in themselves the wide distances, the tawny wastes, the snow-capped mountains of Castile, the sunshine and the blue sky, and the flowering plains of Andalusia.
Sir Nigel, meanwhile, had found a foeman worthy of his steel for his opponent was none other than Sebastian Gomez, the picked lance of the monkish Knights of Santiago, who had won fame in a hundred bloody combats with the Moors of Andalusia.
Humboldt has remarked in one part of the Personal Narrative, [1] that it would be difficult for any person who had long resided in New Andalusia, or in Lower Peru, to deny that there exists some connection between these phenomena: in another part, however he seems to think the connection fanciful.
The prize aims to motivate the rediscovery of the history of Andalusia and to keep alive in the memory of the history, as it was the bright example of the Arab and Islamic civilization, which provided a distinct form of the coexistence between religions and cultures, Farzat said.
Park Hyatt Jeddah is offering Moroccan feast at its Andalusia restaurant.
Spain's Socialists won Sunday's election in Andalusia, the country's largest region, but fell short of gaining a majority in a fragmented regional Parliament in which two upstart parties will have a combined quarter of the seats, according to preliminary results, The New York Times reports.
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