seville


seville

noun

  1. a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: site of the Alcazar; cathedral.

noun

  1. a port in SW Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: chief town of S Spain under the Vandals and Visigoths (5th–8th centuries); centre of Spanish colonial trade (16th–17th centuries); tourist centre. Pop: 709 975 (2003 est)Ancient name: Hispalis Spanish name: Sevilla (seˈβiʎa)

inland port city in Spain, Spanish Sevilla, ultimately from Phoenician, from sefela “plain, valley.” City in southwestern Spain on the Guadalquivir River; a major port and cultural center.

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