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A citadel and palace on a hill overlooking Granada, Spain. Built by Moorish kings in the 12th and 13th centuries, the Alhambra is the finest example of Moorish architecture in Spain.
(Placename) a citadel and palace in Granada, Spain, built for the Moorish kings during the 13th and 14th centuries: noted for its rich ornamentation
1. a palace and citadel of the Moorish kings in Granada, Spain: completed in the 14th century.
2. a city in SW California, near Los Angeles. 64,615.
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|Noun||1.||Alhambra - a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages|
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