Alhambra

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noun Al·ham·bra \al-ˈham-brə\

Definition of Alhambra

  1. :  the palace of the Moorish kings at Granada, Spain

Origin and Etymology of alhambra

Spanish, from Arabic al-ḥamrā' the red house


First Known Use: 1612


Alhambra

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geographical name Al·ham·bra \al-ˈham-brə, for 1 also ə-ˈlam-brə\

Definition of Alhambra

  1. 1 hill in Granada, Spain; site of the remains of the palace of the Moorish kings of Spain

  2. 2 city in southwestern California east of Los Angeles population 83,089


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