[ tah-lah-vair-uh, tal-uh- ]

  1. a type of Mexican earthenware characterized by colorful, detailed patterns and a milky glaze.

Origin of Talavera

Named after Talavera de la Reina, the Spanish village famed for this pottery

Words Nearby Talavera

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How to use Talavera in a sentence

  • If it was occupied by Spaniards, they were to proceed to Talavera and hand them in at headquarters.

  • Terence was now told to prepare to leave, with a convoy of prisoners, for Talavera.

  • Naturally Ojeda considered himself in charge of the ship; naturally Talavera did not.

    South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • Talavera was the first distinct defeat sustained by a French army of any size since Napoleon had appeared on the scene.

    Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • He was only created Lord Wellington after the battle of Talavera, but it is convenient to use the familiar title all through.

    Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George