[ an-dl-oo-zhuh, -shee-uh ]

  1. 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).

  2. a city in S Alabama.

Other words from Andalusia

  • An·da·lu·sian, adjective, noun

Words Nearby Andalusia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Andalusia in a sentence

  • At that time there was a famous brigand in Andalusia, of the name of Jose-Maria, whose exploits were on every lip.

    Carmen | Prosper Merimee
  • I had learned the metaphor, which stands for Andalusia, from my friend Francisco Sevilla, a well-known picador.

    Carmen | Prosper Merimee
  • In Turdetania (part of Andalusia), according to Strabo, there were counted no less than two hundred towns.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 | Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

British Dictionary definitions for Andalusia


/ (ˌændəˈluːzɪə) /

  1. 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)

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