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La Granja

[Spanish lah grahng-hah] /Spanish lɑ ˈgrɑŋ hɑ/
noun
1.
See under San Ildefonso.

San Ildefonso

[sahn eel-de-fawn-saw] /sɑn ˌil dɛˈfɔn sɔ/
noun
1.
a town in central Spain, near Segovia: termed the “Spanish Versailles” for its 18th-century palace (La Granja) treaty 1800.
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  • After the insurrection of La Granja he retired from public life and settled in France, where he died.

  • Even more strange, however, seemed the case of the royal palace of La Granja.

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • Being known as a Royalist, the events that occurred at La Granja in 1832 facilitated the designs of his enemies.

  • And even at that distance he was sure that it must be the daughter of Muoz, whom he had left captive in La Granja.

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • They were within an hour or two's rapid march of La Granja over a pass in the Guadarrama.

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  • You will also receive from him detailed orders as to what you must do when you arrive at La Granja.

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • La Granja has an almost alpine climate, with a clear, cool atmosphere and abundant sunshine.

  • He swears that the Queen and the court are plague-stayed at La Granja by fear of the cholera.

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • They were trembling now, not rock-steady as when they held the musket on the balcony at La Granja.

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  • After a stay of twenty-four hours at La Granja, we proceeded to Segovia.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for La Granja

La Granja

/Spanish la ˈɡraŋxa/
noun
1.
another name for San Ildefonso

San Ildefonso

/Spanish san ildeˈfɔnso/
noun
1.
a town in central Spain, near Segovia: site of the 18th-century summer palace of the kings of Spain Also called La Granja
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