Escorial



[e-skawr-ee-uh l, -skohr-; Spanish es-kaw-ryahl] /ɛˈskɔr i əl, -ˈskoʊr-; Spanish ˌɛs kɔˈryɑl/

noun
1.
a building in central Spain, 27 miles (43 km) NW of Madrid, containing a monastery, palace, church, and mausoleum of the Spanish sovereigns: erected 1563–84.
/ˌɛskɒrɪˈɑːl; ɛˈskɔːrɪəl/
noun
1.
a village in central Spain, northwest of Madrid: site of an architectural complex containing a monastery, palace, and college, built by Philip II between 1563 and 1584

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