Valencia

geographical name
Va·len·cia | \və-ˈlen(t)-sh(ē-)ə, -sē-ə\

Definition of Valencia 

1 region and ancient kingdom in eastern Spain between Andalusia and Catalonia

2 province of eastern Spain area 4156 square miles (10,764 square kilometers), population 2,566,474

3 commune and port on the Mediterranean Sea in eastern Spain population 792,303

Note: The commune of Valencia serves as capital of the province of Valencia.

4 city in northern Venezuela west-southwest of Caracas population 1,379,000

Learn More about Valencia

Statistics for Valencia

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Valencia

What made you want to look up Valencia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!