the palace of the Moorish kings in Seville, Spain: later used by Spanish kings.
alcazar, a castle or fortress of the Spanish Moors.
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How to use Alcázar in a sentence
On his departure from the Alcazar, the warden thought it prudent to send a person to observe his movements.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
Peter's memories of that strange day in the Alcazar at Seville always remained somewhat dim and blurred.Fair Margaret | H. Rider Haggard
He also galloped off to the palace, or alcazar, and was not seen to return; but next day the White Cat was still more sorrowful.Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes | Charles Sellers and Others
At the end of the third day he had walked so quickly that he stood before the secret entrance to the alcazar of Al Rachid.Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes | Charles Sellers and Others
I have already mentioned the great Alcazar, and the old town walls and gateways.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain | George Edmund Street
British Dictionary definitions for alcazar
any of various palaces or fortresses built in Spain by the Moors
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