- Spanish An·da·lu·cí·a [ahn-dah-loo-thee-ah, -see-ah] /ˌɑn dɑ luˈθi ɑ, -ˈsi ɑ/. a region in S Spain, bordering on the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. 33,712 sq. mi. (87,314 sq. km).
- a city in S Alabama.
Examples from the Web for andalusia
We see it in the history of Andalusia and Cordoba during the Inquisition.Obama's Egypt Address
The Daily Beast Video
June 4, 2009
Never again would Cordova be called the "Bride of Andalusia."A Short History of Spain
Mary Platt Parmele
Now there are thousands of them living in Andalusia, many of them in Sacro Monte.
The people of Andalusia are full of music, dancing and the love of life.
It's like going into another world to journey from Andalusia into western Spain.
Granada is the city in Andalusia which the Moors loved most and held longest.
- a region of S Spain, on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, with the Sierra Morena in the north, the Sierra Nevada in the southeast, and the Guadalquivir River flowing over fertile lands between them; a centre of Moorish civilization; it became an autonomous region in 1981. Area: about 87 280 sq km (33 700 sq miles)Spanish name: Andalucía (andaluˈθia)
Word Origin and History for andalusia
former name of southern Spain, from Spanish, from Arabic al Andalus, name for the entire peninsula, from Late Latin *Vandalicia "the country of the Vandals," in reference to one of the Germanic tribes that overran the Western Empire 3c.-4c. and for a time settled in southern Spain. See vandal.