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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.
(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)
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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|Noun||1.||Andalusia - 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