alcazar

noun
al·​ca·​zar | \ al-ˈkä-zər How to pronounce alcazar (audio) , -ˈka- How to pronounce alcazar (audio) \

Definition of alcazar

: a Spanish fortress or palace

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First Known Use of alcazar

circa 1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alcazar

Spanish alcázar, from Arabic al-qaṣr the castle

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“Alcazar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alcazar. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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