Boabdil

Boabdil

[boh-uhb-dil; Spanish baw-ahb-theel]
noun
(abu-Abdallah"El Chico") died 1533?, last Moorish king of Granada 1482–83, 1486–92.
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Boabdil (Spanish boaβˈðil)
 
n
original name Abu-Abdullah, called El Chico, ruled as Mohammed XI. died ?1538, last Moorish king of Granada (1482--83; 1486--92)

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boabdil

last Nasrid sultan of Granada, Spain. His reign (1482-92) was marked by incessant civil strife and the fall of Granada to Ferdinand and Isabella, the Roman Catholic rulers of Aragon and Castile.

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