Granada



[gruh-nah-duh; Spanish grah-nah-th ah] /grəˈnɑ də; Spanish grɑˈnɑ ðɑ/

noun
1.
a medieval kingdom along the Mediterranean coast of S Spain.
2.
a city in S Spain: the capital of this former kingdom and last stronghold of the Moors in Spain; site of the Alhambra.
3.
a city in SW Nicaragua, near Lake Nicaragua.
/ɡrəˈnɑːdə/
noun
1.
a former kingdom of S Spain, in Andalusia: founded in the 13th century and divided in 1833 into the present-day provinces of Granada, Almería, and Málaga
2.
a city in S Spain, in Andalusia: capital of the Moorish kingdom of Granada from 1238 to 1492 and a great commercial and cultural centre, containing the Alhambra palace (13th and 14th centuries); university (1531). Pop: 237 663 (2003 est)
3.
a city in SW Nicaragua, on the NW shore of Lake Nicaragua: the oldest city in the country, founded in 1523 by Córdoba; attacked frequently by pirates in the 17th century. Pop: 95 000 (2005 est)
Granada [(gruh-nah-duh)]

City in southeastern Spain.

Note: A major tourist attraction in Granada is the Alhambra, a magnificent fortress and palace complex built by Spain’s Muslim rulers in the Middle Ages on a hill overlooking the city.

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