[boh-uh b-dil; Spanish baw-ahb-th eel]
- abu-AbdallahEl Chico, died 1533?, last Moorish king of Granada 1482–83, 1486–92.
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Ere the queen could reply, a eunuch entered, and whispered Boabdil.
Boabdil el Chico had taken the field, at the head of a numerous army.
Boabdil seated himself on the cushions his face calm but pale.
He found Boabdil in one of the most gorgeous halls of his gorgeous palace.
Boabdil motioned to the Moor to withdraw, and an alfaqui advanced in his stead.
- original name Abu-Abdullah, called El Chico, ruled as Mohammed XI . died ?1538, last Moorish king of Granada (1482–83; 1486–92)
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