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Segovia

[suh-goh-vee-uh; Spanish se-gaw-vyah] /səˈgoʊ vi ə; Spanish sɛˈgɔ vyɑ/
noun
1.
Andrés
[ahn-dres] /ɑnˈdrɛs/ (Show IPA),
1893–87, Spanish guitarist.
2.
a city in central Spain: well-preserved Roman aqueduct.
3.
Coco.
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  • Segovia is best known for its trilogy of monuments: the Aqueduct, the Cathedral, and the Fortress.

  • As is typical in Segovia, this palace dates back to the 16th century and guests are treated to a winning blend of old and new.

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British Dictionary definitions for Segovia

Segovia1

/sɪˈɡəʊvɪə; Spanish seˈɣoβja/
noun
1.
a town in central Spain: site of a Roman aqueduct, still in use, and the fortified palace of the kings of Castile (the Alcázar). Pop: 55 640 (2003 est)

Segovia2

/sɪˈɡəʊvɪə; Spanish seˈɣoβja/
noun
1.
Andrés (anˈdres), Marquis of Salobreña. 1893–1987, Spanish classical guitarist
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