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Alhambra

[ al-ham-bruh ]
/ ælˈhæm brə /
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noun

a palace and citadel of the Moorish kings in Granada, Spain: built chiefly between 1248 and 1354.
a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.

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Origin of Alhambra

<Spanish <Arabic al-ḥamrā' literally, the red
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British Dictionary definitions for Alhambra

Alhambra
/ (ælˈhæmbrə) /

noun

a citadel and palace in Granada, Spain, built for the Moorish kings during the 13th and 14th centuries: noted for its rich ornamentation
Alhambresque (ˌælhæmˈbrɛsk), adjective
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