[ boh-uhb-dil; Spanish baw-ahb-theel ]
/ ˈboʊ əb dɪl; Spanish ˌbɔ ɑbˈðil /
abu-Abdallah; "El Chico", died 1533?, last Moorish king of Granada 1482–83, 1486–92.
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How to use Boabdil in a sentence
The Sierra de la Morena stood as a huge, natural rampart around the ancient kingdom of Boabdil.
Poor Boabdil, on whom the blame of all his country's disasters has been laid by historians, Christian and Arab!
This is the portrait which English travellers, and even the usually correct Baedeker, persist in mistaking for Boabdil's.
No aid came, and at the end of December Boabdil sent a message to Ferdinand to come and take possession of the city.
British Dictionary definitions for Boabdil
original name Abu-Abdullah, called El Chico, ruled as Mohammed XI . died ?1538, last Moorish king of Granada (1482–83; 1486–92)
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