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Ma·drid

 (mə-drĭd′)
The capital and largest city of Spain, on the central plateau north-northeast of Toledo. Built on the site of a Moorish fortress captured in the 11th century, it became the capital in 1561 during the reign of Philip II and grew in importance and magnificence under the Bourbons in the 18th century. Madrid was a Loyalist stronghold during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).

Madrid

(məˈdrɪd)
n
(Placename) the capital of Spain, situated centrally in New Castile: the highest European capital, at an altitude of about 700 m (2300 ft); a Moorish fortress in the 10th century, captured by Castile in 1083 and made capital of Spain in 1561; university (1836). Pop: 3 092 759 (2003 est)

Ma•drid

(məˈdrɪd)

n.
the capital of Spain, in the central part. 3,123,713.
Mad•ri•le•ni•an (ˌmæd rəˈli ni ən, -ˈlin yən) n., adj.
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Noun1.Madrid - the capital and largest city situated centrally in SpainMadrid - the capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain; home of an outstanding art museum
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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