alcazar

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See also: Alcazar and alcázar

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish alcázar, from Arabic اَلْقَصْر(al-qaṣr, the castle), itself from Latin castrum (castle). Cognate with castle.

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Noun[edit]

alcazar (plural alcazars)

  1. Any Moorish fortress in Spain.
    • 2002, Donna Tartt, The Little Friend, page 43:
      But most eloquent of all were the stories passed down to her - highly decorated items which Harriet embellished even further in her resolute myth of the enchanted alcazar, the fairy chateau that never was.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish alcázar, from Arabic اَلْقَصْر(al-qaṣr, the castle), itself from Latin castrum (castle). Cognate with château.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /al.ka.zaʁ/
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  • Rhymes: -aʁ

Noun[edit]

alcazar m (plural alcazars)

  1. alcazar (Moorish fortress in Spain)

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish alcázar, from Arabic اَلْقَصْر(al-qaṣr, the castle), itself from Latin castrum (castle). Cognate with castello and cassero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈkad.d͡zar/, /al.kadˈd͡zar/
  • Rhymes: -addzar, -ar
  • Hyphenation: al‧cà‧zar, al‧ca‧zàr

Noun[edit]

alcazar m (invariable)

  1. alcazar (Moorish fortress in Spain)