Extremadura

[Spanish es-tre-mah-th oo-rah]

Estremadura

or Ex·tre·ma·du·ra

[es-tre-mah-th oo-rah]
noun
  1. a region in W Spain, formerly a province.
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Historical Examples of extremadura

  • This evil was tempered in Extremadura by the utilization of lands common.

    A History of Spain

    Charles E. Chapman

  • 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.

    A History of Spain

    Charles E. Chapman


British Dictionary definitions for extremadura

Extremadura

noun
  1. 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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