Madrid

geographical name
Ma·​drid | \ mə-ˈdrid How to pronounce Madrid (audio) \

Definition of Madrid

1 province of central Spain in northwestern New Castile area 3087 square miles (7995 square kilometers), population 6,421,874
2 city, capital of the province of Madrid, and capital of Spain population 3,198,645

Other Words from Madrid

Madrilenian \ ˌma-​drə-​ˈlē-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Madrid (audio) , -​dri-​ , -​nyən \ adjective or noun
Madrileño \ ˌmä-​drə-​ˈlā-​(ˌ)nyō How to pronounce Madrid (audio) , -​drē-​ \ noun

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“Madrid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Madrid. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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