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To·le·do 1

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 2

also 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.
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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
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(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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Noun1.Toledo - an industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake ErieToledo - an industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
2.Toledo - a city in central Spain on the Tagus riverToledo - a city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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The French army had entered Toledo. The Inquisition was in the hands of its enemies.
And now, as I still continued to step cautiously onward, there came thronging upon my recollection a thousand vague rumors of the horrors of Toledo. Of the dungeons there had been strange things narrated -- fables I had always deemed them -- but yet strange, and too ghastly to repeat, save in a whisper.
Moreover, my dungeon, as well as all the condemned cells at Toledo, had stone floors, and light was not altogether excluded.
So he invented a friend, a boy he had heard of, who drove a miniature four-pony drag in Toledo, Ohio, and ordered five suits of clothes at a time, and led things called "germans" at parties where the oldest girl was not quite fifteen, but all the presents were solid silver.
"T'other night he told us abaout a kid of his own size steerin' a cunnin' little rig an' four ponies up an' down Toledo, Ohio, I think 'twas, an' givin' suppers to a crowd o' sim'lar kids.
From Provence he had drifted down to Spain, eager to see Velasquez at Madrid, and thence he had gone to Toledo. He stayed there three months, and he was returned with a name new to the young men: he had wonderful things to say of a painter called El Greco, who it appeared could only be studied in Toledo.
She answered with great humility that she was called La Tolosa, and that she was the daughter of a cobbler of Toledo who lived in the stalls of Sanchobienaya, and that wherever she might be she would serve and esteem him as her lord.
It would happen immediately if I were to begin here, as I intended to do, with: "Rome has its Corso, Naples its Toledo"--"Ah!
Peru's former President Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the US, BBC reported.
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If there was an individual one could count on as an absolute expert of the Toledo, Ohio, radio market, it would have likely been, until late April, Kellie Holeman-Szenderski .