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a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: site of the Alcazar; cathedral.
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 (seˈβiʎa)

Seville definition

City in southwestern Spain on the Guadalquivir River; a major port and cultural center.

Note: Seville is the capital of bullfighting in Spain.

Note: Two famous operas, Carmen and The Barber of Seville, are set in Seville.

Note: According to legend, Don Juan lived in Seville.


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