- a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: site of the Alcazar; cathedral.
Examples from the Web for seville
The locale was not Perugia, but Seville, in Spain, a country I have lived in and love.Amanda Knox: A Mother’s Obsession
November 26, 2014
She will lie in state in Seville and will be buried in a private ceremony attended by her husband and children.Adiós to the Diva Duchess
Barbie Latza Nadeau
November 20, 2014
On the night of that same day Morella galloped into Seville.
You were a familiar of the Holy Office here at Seville—were you not?
As to where she was now he did not know, although they had ridden together to Seville.
I left Seville to seek my father and obtain his consent to a marriage with Beatriz.Calderon The Courtier
Slaves were in great demand in Spain, and quite numerous at Seville.
- a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: chief town of S Spain under the Vandals and Visigoths (5th–8th centuries); centre of Spanish colonial trade (16th–17th centuries); tourist centre. Pop: 709 975 (2003 est)Ancient name: Hispalis Spanish name: Sevilla (seˈβiʎa)
Word Origin and History for seville
inland port city in Spain, Spanish Sevilla, ultimately from Phoenician, from sefela "plain, valley."
City in southwestern Spain on the Guadalquivir River; a major port and cultural center.