sevilla

Seville

[suh-vil]
noun
a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: site of the Alcazar; cathedral.
Spanish Sevilla [se-vee-lyah] .

Sevillian [suh-vil-yuhn] , adjective, noun
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Seville (səˈvɪl)
 
n
Ancient name: Hispalis, Spanish name: Sevilla a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: chief town of S Spain under the Vandals and Visigoths (5th--8th centuries); centre of Spanish colonial trade (16th--17th centuries); tourist centre. Pop: 709 975 (2003 est)

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Seville definition


City in southwestern Spain on the Guadalquivir River; a major port and cultural center.

Note: Seville is the capital of bullfighting in Spain.
Note: Two famous operas, Carmen and The Barber of Seville, are set in Seville.
Note: According to legend, Don Juan lived in Seville.
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