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Spanish Word of the Day: Alcazaba

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Alcazaba

Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/7/2002
Word: Alcazaba
(al-ca-ZA-ba), sustantivo femenino
English: fortress
Etymology: Del árabe, al-qasaba
Meaning: Recinto fortificado, dentro de una población murada, para refugio de la guarnición.
Topic:Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II
Example:

"Conocía el panorama de la Alcazaba sobre el barrio de la Chanca....”

Juan Goytiolo, Campos de Níjar

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