Segovia

[ suh-goh-vee-uh; Spanish se-gaw-vyah ]

noun
  1. An·drés [ahn-dres], /ɑnˈdrɛs/, 1893–87, Spanish guitarist.

  2. a city in central Spain: well-preserved Roman aqueduct.

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How to use Segovia in a sentence

  • If we may trust Colmenarus, the aqueduct of Segovia may be compared with the most admired labours of antiquity.

  • “We shall scarcely reach Segovia to-night, mon maître,” said Antonio.

    The Bible in Spain | George Borrow
  • After a stay of twenty-four hours at La Granja, we proceeded to Segovia.

    The Bible in Spain | George Borrow

British Dictionary definitions for Segovia (1 of 2)

Segovia1

/ (sɪˈɡəʊvɪə, Spanish seˈɣoβja) /


noun
  1. a town in central Spain: site of a Roman aqueduct, still in use, and the fortified palace of the kings of Castile (the Alcázar). Pop: 55 640 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Segovia (2 of 2)

Segovia2

/ (sɪˈɡəʊvɪə, Spanish seˈɣoβja) /


noun
  1. Andrés (anˈdres), Marquis of Salobreña. 1893–1987, Spanish classical guitarist

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