from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Spain north-northwest of Madrid. An important Roman town, it was held sporadically by the Moors from 714 to 1079. Its Roman aqueduct (first or second century A.D.) is still in use. Population: 56,000.
  • Segovia, Andrés 1893?-1987. Spanish guitarist who spurred interest in the guitar as an instrument for classical music through his arrangements of the works of Bach, Handel, and modern composers.

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  • proper n. A city in Castile, Spain

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  • n. Spanish guitarist who made classical guitar a concert instrument (1893-1987)


From Spanish Segovia, from Latin Segovia, from Celtiberian Segobriga (Wiktionary)



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