/ (Spanish estremaˈðura) /
a region of W Spain: arid and sparsely populated except in the valleys of the Tagus and Guardiana rivers. Area: 41 593 sq km (16 059 sq miles)
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Words nearby Extremadura
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Example sentences from the Web for Extremadura
This evil was tempered in Extremadura by the utilization of lands common.
One afternoon, the Little Cobbler was left alone in a town of Extremadura.The Blood of the Arena|Vicente Blasco Ibez
A similar kingdom sprang up in Extremadura, and another in the mountains of southern Spain.