Castile

geographical name
Cas·​tile | \ ka-ˈstēl How to pronounce Castile (audio) \
variants: or Spanish Castilla \ kä-​ˈstēl-​yä How to pronounce Castilla (audio) , -​ˈstē-​yä \

Definition of Castile

region and medieval kingdom in central and northern Spain divided by the Sierra de Guadarrama into two regions which were formerly provinces: Old Castile to the north, whose capital was Burgos , and New Castile to the south, whose capital was Toledo

see also castilian

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“Castile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Castile. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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