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 (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.
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Noun1.Andalucia - a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the MediterraneanAndalucia - 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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RUIZ ROMERO, Manuel (2011): Inventario bibliografico sobre Historia de la Comunicacion Social en Andalucia.
He retired as chief executive of Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association in 2008 and owns a holiday home in the village of Acequias, Andalucia.
Westwood replaces Tiger Woods at the top of the rankings after Ryder Cup team-mate Martin Kaymer failed to finish in the top two at the Andalucia Masters.
Briton Lee Westwood is to take over as world number one when the new rankings are published on Monday after Ryder Cup teammate Martin Kaymer finished down the field at the Andalucia Masters.
This extremely serious incident must be clarified and would be an offence if it is confirmed," said the associations of Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucia (APDH-A) and Andalucia Acoge, quoted by Spanish news agency Europa Press.
Rhondda MP Mr Bryant's visit comes as the regional government of Andalucia appoints an official responsible for helping Brits living in the area to settle into local life Around a dozen British families in the town of Albox are fighting demolition orders issued at the end of last year, as part of a long-running campaign against properties which were allegedly illegally built.
5 June & 16 September 2010, 8 days from pounds 649 This spectacular holiday will share with you some of the best-known sights in Andalucia, Seville for example, but also will take you to some of its more secret pleasures, such as Puerto de Santa Maria.
Editado por el Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Sevilla, el libro recoge diez estudios de investigadores e investigadoras pertenecientes al Plan Andaluz de Investigacion subvencionado por la Junta de Andalucia.
Simultaneamente, a finales de la decada de los ochenta y principios de los noventa, se dan los primeros pasos para la consolidacion del turismo rural y de naturaleza como actividad economica propiamente dicha en Andalucia.
MC) has said that it will buy the 20 percent stake that it does not already own in Banco de Andalucia (AND.
According to the agreement, the leading real-estate sales agent is to manage the sales of the third phase of the flagship Al Andalucia project, a gated community being developed by TJH on the Queen Alia International Airport road.