[ Spanish es-tre-mah-th oo-rah ]
/ Spanish ˌɛs trɛ mɑˈðu rɑ /


Definition for extremadura (2 of 2)


or Ex·tre·ma·du·ra

[ es-tre-mah-th oo-rah ]
/ ˌɛs trɛ mɑˈðu rɑ /


a region in W Spain, formerly a province.
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Examples from the Web for 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

/ (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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