f. de toledo


[tuh-lee-doh; for 1, 3, 4, also Spanish taw-le-thaw]
noun, plural Toledos [tuh-lee-dohz; Spanish taw-le-thaws] , for 4.
Francisco de [frahn-sees-kaw the] , c1515–84?, Spanish administrator: viceroy of Peru 1569–81.
a port in NW Ohio, on Lake Erie.
a city in central Spain, on the Tagus River: the capital of Spain under the Romans.
a sword or sword blade of finely tempered steel, a formerly made in Toledo, Spain.
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1.  Ancient name: Toletum a city in central Spain, on the River Tagus: capital of Visigothic Spain, and of Castile from 1087 to 1560; famous for steel and swords since the first century. Pop: 72 549 (2003 est)
2.  an inland port in NW Ohio, on Lake Erie: one of the largest coal-shipping ports in the world; transportation and industrial centre; university (1872). Pop: 308 973 (2003 est)
3.  a fine-tapered sword or sword blade

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Toledo [(tuh-lee-doh)]

Industrial city in northwestern Ohio.

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