Boabdil

[boh-uh b-dil; Spanish baw-ahb-th eel]
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noun

abu-AbdallahEl Chico, died 1533?, last Moorish king of Granada 1482–83, 1486–92.

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Historical Examples of boabdil

  • Ere the queen could reply, a eunuch entered, and whispered Boabdil.

    Leila, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Boabdil seated himself on the cushions his face calm but pale.

    Leila, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Boabdil el Chico had taken the field, at the head of a numerous army.

    Leila, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • The unfortunate Boabdil plunged once more amidst the recesses of the Alhambra.

    Leila, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He found Boabdil in one of the most gorgeous halls of his gorgeous palace.

    Leila, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton


British Dictionary definitions for boabdil

Boabdil

noun

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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