Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A citadel and palace on a hill overlooking Granada, Spain. Built by Moorish kings in the 12th and 13th centuries, the Alhambra is the finest example of Moorish architecture in Spain.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A counterpane or bedquilt of coarse texture, woven with colored threads and in Jacquard designs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The palace of the Moorish kings at Granada.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A palace in Granada, Spain; historically a royal palace.
  • proper noun A solitaire card game played with two decks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages

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Examples

  • ALHAMBRA - The annual summer movies under the stars at the Alhambra began with the showing of the 1941 film "The Wolfman".

    Evansville Courier & Press Stories

  • ALHAMBRA - The annual summer movies under the stars at the Alhambra began with the showing of the 1941 film "The WolfmanÓ.

    Evansville Courier & Press Stories

  • Kazu Kibuishi, the creator of the Amulet graphic novels and other works, will sign books and talk about the artistic process on Saturday afternoon, September 12th, at Gallery Nucleus, in Alhambra, CA.

    Chicken Spaghetti:

  • Linda Krausen, a South Pasadena resident who attended a contentious town hall in Alhambra earlier this month, marveled at the difference.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • On a page with classified ads, under a big photo of the writer, I read: Jack London will lecture in Alhambra Theater (San Francisco) Sunday, April 16th at 8 p. m.

    SEA WOLF

  • After a panicked 9-1-1 call from Spector’s driver, police discovered Clarkson’s body at the producer’s mansion in Alhambra, California.

    People Born on December 26 | myFiveBest

  • Don’t know if you’ve ever been to Granada (a gorgeous city), but the road from the Plaza Nueva heading towards the Alhambra is lined with luthiers.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Recession in Spain

  • Then I called the Alhambra police to ask if they’d fax over the police report.

    Last Lullaby

  • Then I called the Alhambra police to ask if they’d fax over the police report.

    Last Lullaby

  • Or, for short, “the-Red,” captured by the familiar word Alhambra.

    The English Is Coming!

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