[ hah-en ]

  1. a city in S Spain, NNW of Granada.

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How to use Jaén in a sentence

  • Before seven o'clock in the morning, we had fled almost as far as Jaen.

    The Wolf Cub | Patrick Casey
  • The chancel is railed off by a magnificent grille of gilt ironwork, wrought by Maestre Bartolom of Jaen, in 1522.

    Southern Spain | A.F. Calvert
  • Three hours later, when the fleet and docks had been inspected, the Czar and Jaen Scheerborck sat in a seamen's tavern.

    Historical Miniatures | August Strindberg
  • Jaen was brought, but had to be bound first; he was angry with Peter because of his ducking at the pump, and refused to come.

    Historical Miniatures | August Strindberg
  • The design, made by Maestro Bartolom of Jaen in 1523, is as excellent as the technique is astonishing.

    Cathedrals of Spain | John A. (John Allyne) Gade

British Dictionary definitions for Jaén


/ (xaˈen) /

  1. a city in S Spain. Pop: 115 638 (2003 est)

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