spain

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Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198) Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd , Averroes , ibn-Roshd
member of a Muslim dynasty of Berber warriors that flourished from 1049 to 1145 and that established political dominance over northwestern Africa and Spain Almoravid
pale medium-dry sherry from Spain Amontillado
sherry from Spain, pale and dry amontillado
region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization Andalucia , Andalusia
small republic in the eastern Pyrenees between Spain and France Andorra , Principality of Andorra
region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I) Aragon
archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain Balearic Islands
city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean; 2nd largest Spanish city and the largest port and commercial center; has been a center for radical political beliefs Barcelona
member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain Basque
terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create on independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees Basque Fatherland and Liberty , Basque Homeland and Freedom , ETA , Euskadi ta Askatasuna
in the English Channel a small fleet of British ships successfully defeated the large armada sent from Spain by Philip II to invade England Battle of the Spanish Armada
naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain; the French and Spanish fleets were defeated by the English under Nelson (who was mortally wounded) battle of Trafalgar , Trafalgar
arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe; bordered by the west coast of France and the north coast of Spain Bay of Biscay
daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558) Bloody Mary , Mary I , Mary Tudor
Spain, dances of bolero , fandango , flamenco , tango
landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain Bolivia , Republic of Bolivia
European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily Bourbon , Bourbon dynasty
ancient port city in southwestern Spain Cadiz
large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes Callitris quadrivalvis , sandarac , sandarac tree , Tetraclinis articulata
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