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Castile

[ ka-steel ]
/ kæˈstil /
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noun
Spanish Cas·ti·lla [kahs-tee-lyah, -yah]. /kɑsˈti lyɑ, -yɑ/. a former kingdom comprising most of Spain.
Also called Castile soap . a variety of mild soap, made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide.
any hard soap made from fats and oils, often partly from olive oil.
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Castile

Castilla (Spanish kasˈtiʎa)

/ (kæˈstiːl) /

noun
a former kingdom comprising most of modern Spain: originally part of León, it became an independent kingdom in the 10th century and united with Aragon (1469), the first step in the formation of the Spanish state
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