Example sentences for: alcázar

How can you use “alcázar” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The rebels occupied the alcázar, which had by then been converted to a royal palace.

  • A Christian king, Alfonso XI, built Córdoba’s Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, overlooking the river to the southwest of the mosque.

  • Over centuries of struggle, the defending Moorish army built a full-scale fort, or Alcázar, on the heights of Madrid commanding the Manzanares valley.

  • The subsequent war over Spanish succession resulted in the enthronement of the Bourbon candidate, Felipe V. When Madrid’s alcázar burned down in 1734, with the loss of many art treasures, Felipe seized the opportunity to build a new, incredibly lavish royal palace.

  • The Alcázar (entrance on far side of the square, through the Puerta del León) is a major monument to mid-14th century Mudéjar architecture, combining Moorish, Gothic, and Renaissance elements.


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