An·​da·​lu·​sian ˌan-də-ˈlü-zhən How to pronounce Andalusian (audio)
plural Andalusians
: a native or inhabitant of Andalusia
: any of a breed of horses of Spanish origin that have a high-stepping gait
Andalusian adjective
a festival featuring Andalusian music and cuisine
Andalusian stallions

Examples of Andalusian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As for fellow Andalusian Gavi, who is currently sidelined for the rest of the season with an ACL tear, Fermin shed light on their friendship and his recovery. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 This Horses of Waterfall set includes rider Isabella, Andalusian mare Buttercup, her foal, a Bernese mountain dog, a sled, woodland creatures, and additional decorations for a beautiful winter scene. Chaunie Brusie, Rn, Bsn, Parents, 3 Nov. 2023

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Word History


Andalusia, Spain

First Known Use

1612, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Andalusian was in 1612

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“Andalusian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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