- the palace of the Moorish kings in Seville, Spain: later used by Spanish kings.
- (lowercase) a castle or fortress of the Spanish Moors.
Origin of Alcázar
Related Words for alcazarmansion, dwelling, hall, castle, chateau, manor, alcazar, stronghold, hold, palace, fortification, seat, keep, peel, citadel, villa, fortress, tower, fort, fastness
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Historical Examples of alcazar
The old Alcazar of the Moors was a noble building of great extent.Old Continental Towns
Walter M. Gallichan
At the same time disappeared the main entrance to the Alcazar.
To outward seeming the Alcazar is as Moorish a monument as the Alhambra.
Historically, you may say, the Alcazar is a Christian work; artistically, Mohammedan.
Blanchet, too, calls him Penalosa; but Alcazar gives his name as Penalver.The History of Cuba, vol. 2
Willis Fletcher Johnson
- any of various palaces or fortresses built in Spain by the Moors