Pronunciation: (gru-nä'du; Sp. grä-nä'&thslash;ä), [key]
1. a medieval kingdom along the Mediterranean coast of S Spain. See map under Castile.
2. a city in S Spain: the capital of this former kingdom and last stronghold of the Moors in Spain; site of the Alhambra. 190,429.
3. a city in SW Nicaragua, near Lake Nicaragua. 40,200.
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