Meaning of Granada in English:


Pronunciation /ɡrəˈnɑːdə/

proper noun

  • 1A city in Andalusia in southern Spain; population 236,988 (2008). Founded in the 8th century, it became the capital of the Moorish kingdom of Granada in 1238. It is the site of the Alhambra palace.

  • 2A city in Nicaragua, on the north-western shore of Lake Nicaragua; population 105,171 (2006). Founded by the Spanish in 1523, it is the oldest city in the country.