To·​le·​do tə-ˈlē-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce Toledo (audio)
plural Toledos
: a finely tempered sword of a kind made in Toledo, Spain

Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Toledo was in 1596

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“Toledo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

To·​le·​do tə-ˈlē-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce Toledo (audio)
for 2 and 3 also
tō-ˈlā-t͟hō How to pronounce Toledo (audio)
city and port on the Maumee River in northwestern Ohio population 287,208
province of central Spain in western New Castile area 5934 square miles (15,369 square kilometers), population 706,407
commune and capital of the province of Toledo population 83,593
Toledan adjective or noun
Toledoan adjective or noun

Biographical Definition


biographical name

To·​le·​do tō-ˈlā-t͟hō How to pronounce Toledo (audio)
Alejandro 1946–     president of Peru (2001–06)

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