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San Ildefonso

[sahn eel-de-fawn-saw] /sɑn ˌil dɛˈfɔn sɔ/
noun
1.
a town in central Spain, near Segovia: termed the “Spanish Versailles” for its 18th-century palace (La Granja) treaty 1800.
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  • In San Ildefonso no man dared to disbelieve the word of the Church.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • But the populace of San Ildefonso no longer regarded them in this light.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • Yes—the cibolero returned to the valley of San Ildefonso, but he came not alone.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • And well this oath was kept, for before the sun rose San Ildefonso was in flames.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • That night the cibolero had not one friend in San Ildefonso.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • With the treaty of San Ildefonso, Uruguay began her real existence.

  • Thus, no man saying them nay, they arrived at the Hermitage of San Ildefonso.

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett
  • It marks the spot where the Virgin came down and presented San Ildefonso with the casulla or chausable.

    Cathedral Cities of Spain William Wiehe Collins
  • The bargain was closed by a preliminary treaty signed at San Ildefonso on October 1, 1800.

  • Before we reached the leafy avenues of San Ildefonso, the sky became overcast and a heavy rain began.

    Heroic Spain Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for San Ildefonso

San Ildefonso

/Spanish san ildeˈfɔnso/
noun
1.
a town in central Spain, near Segovia: site of the 18th-century summer palace of the kings of Spain Also called La Granja
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