[ val-uh-duh-lid; Spanish vah-yah-thaw-leeth ]
/ ˌvæl ə dəˈlɪd; Spanish ˌvɑ yɑ ðɔˈlið /
a city in northern Spain, northwest of Madrid: Columbus died here 1506.
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Words nearby Valladolid
, Valle d'Aosta
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How to use Valladolid in a sentence
Christopher Columbus, the discoverer of the new world, died at Valladolid in Spain, aged about 70.
Though he lacked the highest moral courage, his physical bravery was proven on many a stricken field from Valladolid to Warsaw.
In the year 1548 the father Ermitanyo came to Valladolid to begin Christianity.
The Kupuls were the family who reigned in the eastern province, where Valladolid was founded.
British Dictionary definitions for Valladolid
a city in NW Spain: residence of the Spanish court in the 16th century; university (1346). Pop: 321 143 (2003 est)
the former name (until 1828) of Morelia
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