- Spanish An·da·lu·cí·a [ahn-dah-loo-thee-ah, -see-ah] /ˌɑn dɑ luˈθi ɑ, -ˈsi ɑ/. a region in S Spain, bordering on the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. 33,712 sq. mi. (87,314 sq. km).
- a city in S Alabama.
Examples from the Web for andalusian
Nay, of Andalusian, and consequently of Arabian, origin she must be.The Book of Khalid
Meanwhile the press in Madrid laments the incultura of the Andalusian peasants.Rosinante to the Road Again
John Dos Passos
I am quite sure it is the secret of the Andalusian's poise and walk.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah
William G. Burn Murdoch
It is said to have originated from the small Andalusian horse and the Chinese mare.The Philippine Islands
Other excellent egg breeds are the Spanish, Andalusian, and Minorca.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
- a region of S Spain, on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, with the Sierra Morena in the north, the Sierra Nevada in the southeast, and the Guadalquivir River flowing over fertile lands between them; a centre of Moorish civilization; it became an autonomous region in 1981. Area: about 87 280 sq km (33 700 sq miles)Spanish name: Andalucía (andaluˈθia)
Word Origin and History for andalusian
former name of southern Spain, from Spanish, from Arabic al Andalus, name for the entire peninsula, from Late Latin *Vandalicia "the country of the Vandals," in reference to one of the Germanic tribes that overran the Western Empire 3c.-4c. and for a time settled in southern Spain. See vandal.