moorish

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fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages Alhambra
region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization Andalucia , Andalusia
Mediterranean coast of northern Africa that was famous for its Moorish pirates Barbary Coast
city in southern Spain; center of Moorish culture Cordoba , Cordova
king of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065) Ferdinand I , Ferdinand the Great
city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492; site of the Alhambra (a palace and fortress built by Moors in the Middle Ages) which is now a major tourist attraction Granada
style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by the horseshoe (Moorish) arch Moorish , Moorish architecture
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