alcazar

Definitions

  • SEVILLE. In the Alcazar
    SEVILLE. In the Alcazar
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alcazar any of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors
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THE GARDEN OF THE ALCAZAR THE GARDEN OF THE ALCAZAR

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alcazar A fortress; also, a royal palace.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n alcazar In Spain, a fortress; a castle; also, a royal palace, even when not fortified.
    • n alcazar A name given to certain places of amusement in France and elsewhere, particularly when decorated in the Moorish style.
    • n alcazar Nautical, the quarter-deck.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
fr. Ar. al, the + qacr,in pl.) a castle

Usage

In literature:

From 1857 to 1866 she lived in the Alcazar in Seville, as governess to the royal children of Spain.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Brother Fray Juan de Jesus, of Alcazar de San Juan, La Mancha.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 41 of 55, 1691-1700" by Various
But few vestiges are now left of this once splendid alcazar.
"Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes" by Charles Sellers and Others
Guess I'll look in at the Alcazar to-night.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
Another tomb is that of Prince Don Pedro, son of Enrique II., who fell out of a window of the Alcazar.
"The Cathedrals of Northern Spain" by Charles Rudy
The first Cathedral was erected on the broad platform east of the Alcazar, directly under the shadow of its protecting walls.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
Its older parts are in ruins, and even the so-called New Alcazar, erected by Alphonso XI.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
In vain Alcazar rears her brazen walls, Before his rushing host Alcazar falls.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
ALCAZAR HOSPITAL OF SANTA CRUZ.
"The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;" by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
Three years ago in the Cafe des Alcazar I call you Monsieur Satan, and it stick.
"Leerie" by Ruth Sawyer
A little inclination to the hotel Alcazar.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
Imagine all the roses of the gardens of the Alcazar together.
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
The historian Alcazar gives a clear account of the proceeding of this commission and the disturbances they created.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
By this loyal escort Philip was accompanied to the place of his residence, the royal alcazar of Seville.
"History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain" by William H. Prescott
At the same time disappeared the main entrance to the Alcazar.
"Southern Spain" by A.F. Calvert
Pedro was fond of Seville and preferred the Alcazar to any other residence.
"The Story of Seville" by Walter M. Gallichan
Raimundo Alcazar had lost his mother eight or nine months ago.
"Froth" by Armando Palacio Valdés
Probably he longed for the old Cathedral, with La Giralda, the Alcazar, the Moorish palaces, and the Guadalquivir.
"Famous European Artists" by Sarah K. Bolton
Gardens of the Palace of the Alcazar.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
She passed the lovely Alcazar (ael-kae'thaer) Gardens, from which came the perfume of flowers and blossoms.
"The Little Spanish Dancer" by Madeline Brandeis
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In news:

Grassley endorses Matt Alcazar .
Sen Chuck Grassley has endorsed Matt Alcazar , the Republican candidate for the state House of Representatives in District 9.
Matt Alcazar , the Republican candidate for the state House of Representatives in District 9, has been endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business.
For most of the decade, there may have been no more pleasant place in Los Angeles to eat Middle Eastern food than in Alcazar 's shaded patio, a balmy place scented with hookah smoke, garlic and the hot sajj bread baking on its grill.
(Jesus Alcazar / El Paso Times).
The animation above depicts an aerial view of the Centennial Bridge leading into the Alcazar Parking Lot in the Plaza de Panama project.
The animation above depicts an aerial view of the Centennial Bridge leading into the Alcazar Parking Lot.
Jesus Alcazar / El Paso Times .
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