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Definition of the noun alhambra

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  1. a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • instance of: fort / fortress = a fortified defensive structure; palace = official residence of an exalted person
    • part of: Granada = a city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492


Alhambra a.k.a. Alhambra, Montana: Alhambra is a populated place in Jefferson County, Montana, United States. It is a subdivision about a mile South Clancy and shares a postal code with Clancy. Alhambra is part of the Helena Micropolitan Area.

Phrases with Alhambra

  1. Euchloe Alhambra
  2. Palpada alhambra
  3. Eristalis alhambra
  4. Species Euchloe Alhambra
  5. species Palpada alhambra
  6. species Eristalis alhambra

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Google previewThe Discourse of Tourism and National Heritage: A Contrastive Study from a Cultural Perspective (2015)

a contrastive study from a cultural perspective by Claudia Elena Stoian

The Alhambra is a beautiful complex of buildings and gardens. Į (2i) Its leafy tree-lined walkways provide pleasant shade and coolness, =ȕ (2ii) enhanced by the abundance of water [[that flows in its streams]]. CL. SIMPLEX (3) It ...

Google previewCentennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912 (1912)

by William T. Norton

GRAIN AND PRODUCE CENTER Alhambra is an important shipping point for grain and farm produce. Dairying being a leading agricultural pursuit, large quantities of milk are daily shipped to St. Louis, over the Illinois Central and the Clover ...

Google previewThe complete works of Washington Irving in one volume with a memoir of the author (1835)

by Washington Irving

The Alhambra is a sort of Spanish Sketch Book : here we have our old Geoffrey Crayon again. The fancy of...

The Alhambra is the poetry of architecture, both in its former stale, when □" Carved cedar doors, Run inward over spangled doors.

Google previewHarald and the Holy Cross (2008)

by Al Bas

The Alhambra is a fortified citadel, rising up on a promontory, but the strong, austere exterior belies the beautiful, intimate sophistication of the interior palaces .The backdrop to the silhouette of the Nazarine palaces is the clear-cut outline of the ...

Google previewTravels on the Continent (1820)

Written for the Use and Particular Information of Travellers by Mariana Starke

Adjoining to Alhambra is a Palace begun by Charles V, but never finished; and near it another' Moorish Palace, called Xenalarife, the entrance to which is adorned by two cypress-trees, reputed to have flourished during five ages ; they are ...

Google previewI See a Pattern Here (2015)

by Bruce Goldstone

The Alhambra is a palace in few of the tile. more than one shape. This patio combines squares and octagons 26 Erase the Space ...

Google previewKing of Infinite Space (2009)

Donald Coxeter, the Man Who Saved Geometry by Siobhan Roberts

The Alhambra is a temple of geometric tilings, etched into every surface, blanketed like a full-enclosure ...

Google previewBack Roads Spain (2010)

by DK Publishing

Nasrid dynasty – the Alhambra is the most sensual piece ofarchitecture in Spain. Although it has an austere defensive exterior when seen from the Albaicín, the Alhambra has an exquisitely decorated suite of royal chambers and courtyards ...

Google previewAntoni Gaudí (2012)

by Jeremy Roe

Granada's Alhambra is the most famous of a number of buildings architects could look to. In addition many of the principles of Moorish design had become incorporated into house design, such as the use of materials like brick, tile and water to ...

Google previewDictionary of Islamic Architecture (2002)

by Andrew Petersen

10m The name Alhambra, The Red Fort', accurately reflects the building's fortified position on a rocky spur in the middle of Granada between the river Darro and the river Genii. The city of Granada first rose ...

Google previewThe Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre (2013)

by Jonathan Law

Alhambra A popular MUSIC HALL in Leicester Square, London, that for 76 years presentedmostof the great Britishstars of song andcomedy. Thevenue was opened in1854asa 3500 seat exhibitioncentre named the Royal Panopticon of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

The Alhambra Theater building was constructed in 1905 and (as of this writing) stillstands atthe intersectionof126th Street and AdamClayton Powell Boulevard ( Seventh Avenue) in Harlem. At first it was a vaudeville house; it became part of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance: A-J (2004)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

Alhambra Theater The Alhambra Theater building was constructed in 1905 and ( as of this writing) still stands at the intersection of 126th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (Seventh Avenue) in Harlem. At first it was a vaudeville house ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1H4A1M3B3R1A1

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