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A city of southwest Spain on the Guadalquivir River north-northeast of Cádiz. An important settlement under the Romans, Vandals, and Visigoths, it was conquered by the Moors in ad 712 and later taken by Ferdinand III of Castile, who made it his royal residence in 1248. The city especially prospered after the discovery of the New World and served as the chief port of colonial trade until the early 1700s.
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(Placename) a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: chief town of S Spain under the Vandals and Visigoths (5th–8th centuries); centre of Spanish colonial trade (16th–17th centuries); tourist centre. Pop: 709 975 (2003 est). Ancient name: Hispalis Spanish name: Sevilla
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a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River. 668,356. Spanish, Se•vi•lla (sɛˈvi lyɑ)
Se•vil′lian (-yən) adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Seville - a city in southwestern Spain; a major port and cultural center; the capital of bullfighting in Spain|
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A. N → Sevilla f
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n → Sevilla nt
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Seville[səˈvɪl] n → Siviglia
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