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1. (also tō-lĕ′thō) A city of central Spain near the Tagus River south-southwest of Madrid. It fell to the Romans in 193 bc and was later the capital of the Visigoth kingdom (534-712). As a Moorish capital (712-1085), it was a center of Arab and Hebrew learning.
2. A city of northwest Ohio on Lake Erie. Annexed by Ohio in 1835 following a boundary dispute with Michigan known as the Toledo War, it is one of the major shipping centers of the Great Lakes.
To·le·do 2also to·le·do (tə-lē′dō)
n. pl. To·le·dos also to·le·dos
A fine-tempered sword or steel sword blade made in Toledo, Spain.
1. (Placename) a city in central Spain, on the River Tagus: capital of Visigothic Spain, and of Castile from 1087 to 1560; famous for steel and swords since the first century. Pop: 72 549 (2003 est). Ancient name: Toletum
2. (Placename) an inland port in NW Ohio, on Lake Erie: one of the largest coal-shipping ports in the world; transportation and industrial centre; university (1872). Pop: 308 973 (2003 est)
3. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a fine-tapered sword or sword blade
To•le•do(təˈli doʊ; for 1,3,4 also -ˈleɪ-)
n., pl. -dos for 4.
1. a port in NW Ohio, on Lake Erie. 317,606.
2. a city in central Spain, on the Tagus River. 57,769.
3. a sword or sword blade of finely tempered steel, as formerly made in Toledo, Spain.
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