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[tuh-lee-doh; for 1, 3, 4, also Spanish taw-le-th aw] /təˈli doʊ; for 1, 3, 4, also Spanish tɔˈlɛ ðɔ/
noun, plural Toledos
[tuh-lee-dohz; Spanish taw-le-th aws] /təˈli doʊz; Spanish tɔˈlɛ ðɔs/ (Show IPA),
for 4.
Francisco de
[frahn-sees-kaw th e] /frɑnˈsis kɔ ðɛ/ (Show IPA),
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. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for f. de toledo


(tɒˈleɪdəʊ; Spanish) (toˈleðo). 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) Ancient name Toletum (təˈliːtəm)
(təˈliːdəʊ). 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)
(tɒˈleɪdəʊ). a fine-tapered sword or sword blade
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f. de toledo in Culture
Toledo [(tuh-lee-doh)]

Industrial city in northwestern Ohio.

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