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Seville

[ suh-vil ]

noun

  1. a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: site of the Alcazar; cathedral.


Seville

/ səˈvɪl /

noun

  1. a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: chief town of S Spain under the Vandals and Visigoths (5th–8th centuries); centre of Spanish colonial trade (16th–17th centuries); tourist centre. Pop: 709 975 (2003 est) Ancient nameHispalis Spanish nameSevillaseˈβiʎa


Seville

  1. City in southwestern Spain on the Guadalquivir River; a major port and cultural center.


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Notes

Seville is the capital of bullfighting in Spain.
According to legend, Don Juan lived in Seville.
Two famous operas , Carmenand The Barber of Seville, are set in Seville.
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Other Words From

  • Se·vil·lian [s, uh, -, vil, -y, uh, n], adjective noun
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Example Sentences

The center developed a new heat alert system, which is being tested in Seville, Spain, historically one of the hottest cities in Europe.

On July 24, with temperatures heading toward 42° C, Seville became the first city in the world to officially name a heat wave, sounding the alarm for Heat Wave Zoe.

Seville, a city of 700,000 in southern Spain, is already facing its fourth major heat wave of the summer, part of a record-breaking season of high temperatures across Europe.

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Morning would have us docking in Cadiz and we had a private tour planned for over 20 of the people who had booked the trip with Scott Moster, travel agent extraordinaire, taking us to the city of Seville.

For a brief moment, he wasn’t an ornithologist at the Spanish National Research Council’s Doñana Biological Station in Seville.

The locale was not Perugia, but Seville, in Spain, a country I have lived in and love.

She will lie in state in Seville and will be buried in a private ceremony attended by her husband and children.

The Crime Report's Lisa Riordan Seville on geotagging and stalking.

Lisa Riordan Seville is a freelance writer and contributor to The Crime Report.org.

Especially is this true among the ladies, who prefer "Seville cigarettes" to all others.

The king of Seville for his favorite wife once flooded his palace court with rose water, to satisfy her whim.

They are never performed except by gypsies, in their own quarter of Seville, and are now generally gotten up as a show for money.

The cigar-girl of Seville is a well-known type, almost as much dreaded by the authorities as admired by her own class.

Listen: when I was young my father had the astrologers of the king of Seville's court cast my horoscope.

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