La Mancha

[ lah mahn-chah ]
/ lɑ ˈmɑn tʃɑ /

noun

a plateau region in central Spain: famous as the birthplace of Don Quixote, the hero of Cervantes' novel Don Quixote de la Mancha.

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British Dictionary definitions for la mancha

La Mancha
/ (Spanish la ˈmantʃa) /

noun

a plateau of central Spain, between the mountains of Toledo and the hills of Cuenca: traditionally associated with episodes in Don Quixote. Average height: 600 m (2000 ft)
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