[ lee-nah-res ]

  1. a city in S Spain.

Words Nearby Linares Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Linares in a sentence

  • He found there one Toribio de Linares, whom I also knew well.

  • The policy that General Linares should have adopted was the Fabian policy of obstruction, harassment, and delay.

    Campaigning in Cuba | George Kennan
  • But he seems to have taken no steps either to ascertain the movements of the latter or to prevent his junction with Linares.

    Campaigning in Cuba | George Kennan
  • The fair Himilca, wife of Hasdrubal, was owner of a silver mine at two leagues' distance from Linares.

  • “Alfonso Linares, the godson of your brother-in-law——” stammered the young fellow.

    An Eagle Flight | Jos Rizal

British Dictionary definitions for Linares


/ (Spanish liˈnares) /

  1. a city in S Spain: site of Scipio Africanus' defeat of the Carthaginians (208 bc); lead mines. Pop: 58 257 (2003 est)

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