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Alcazar   /ˈɑlkəzˌɑr/   Listen

Any of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors.

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"Alcazar" Quotes from Famous Books

... element apparently consisted in driving down to Richmond, dining at nine, being three hours over the courses, contributing seven guineas apiece for the repast, listening to the songs of the Cafe Alcazar, reproduced with matchless elan by a pretty French actress, being pelted with brandy cherries by the Zu-Zu, seeing their best cigars thrown away half-smoked by pretty pillagers, and driving back again to town in ...
— Under Two Flags • Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]

... the hapless invalid could hear the passengers in the grand saloon laughing, munching, singing, and playing at cards. On board the Zouave the company was as jolly as numerous, composed of officers going back to join their regiments, ladies from the Marseilles Alcazar Music Hall, strolling-players, a rich Mussulman returning from Mecca, and a very jocular Montenegrin prince, who favoured them with imitations of the low comedians of Paris. Not one of these jokers felt the sea-sickness, and their time was passed in quaffing ...
— Tartarin of Tarascon • Alphonse Daudet

Words linked to "Alcazar" :   fortress, fort, palace

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