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

  • A city of central Spain near the Tagus River south-southwest of Madrid. It fell to the Romans in 193 B.C. and was later the capital of the Visigoth kingdom (534-712). As a Moorish capital (712-1031) it was a center of Arab and Hebrew learning. Population: 78,600.
  • A city of northwest Ohio on Lake Erie. It is one of the major shipping centers of the Great Lakes. Population: 298,000.
  • n. A fine-tempered sword or steel sword blade made in Toledo, Spain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A city in Castile-La Mancha, Spain
  • proper n. A city in Ohio, United States

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sword or sword blade made at Toledo in Spain, which city was famous in the 16th and 17th centuries for the excellence of its weapons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sword-blade made, or supposed to be made, at Toledo in Spain, or a sword having such a blade; a Toledo blade or sword.

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

  • n. a city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century
  • n. an industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie


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