Alhambra

noun
Al·​ham·​bra | \ al-ˈham-brə How to pronounce Alhambra (audio) \

Definition of Alhambra

: the palace of the Moorish kings at Granada, Spain

First Known Use of Alhambra

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alhambra

Spanish, from Arabic al-ḥamrā' the red house

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The first known use of Alhambra was in 1612

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“Alhambra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alhambra. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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Alhambra geographical name

Al·​ham·​bra | \ al-ˈham-brə How to pronounce Alhambra (audio) , for 1 also ə-ˈlam-brə \

Definition of Alhambra

1 hill in Granada, Spain; site of the remains of the palace of the Moorish kings of Spain
2 city in southwestern California east of Los Angeles population 83,089

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