Example sentences for: andalusia

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

  • The connotation of gifted artistic performance, however, might stem from the gypsy culture in Andalusia whose dialect, caló , has words like duquende (possibly from the Russian dook ) meaning `spirit or ghost,' and duquendio , meaning `maestro.

  • Hotels sometimes organize flamenco nights; even though these songs and dances come from Andalusia, they have become a feature of holidays throughout Spain.

  • ' One scholar, Allen Josephs of the University of West Florida, surmised that “from duquendio or duquende to duende is a short step, especially in Andalusia, where gypsy mastery would be precisely flamenco mastery.”

  • The Moors suffered a major setback in 1212 at the battle of Navas de Tolosa in northern Andalusia, but they still clung to the kingdom of Granada and were only finally evicted from there in 1492.

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