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

  • A region of southern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the Atlantic Ocean. The area contains magnificent Moorish architecture, including the historic towns of Seville, Granada, and Córdoba.

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  • proper noun The most populated and second largest of the seventeen autonomous communities that constitute Spain, whose capital is Seville.

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  • noun a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization


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From the Arabic name for Iberia, الأندلس (al-andalus).



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