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Granada

Line breaks: Gran|ada
Pronunciation: /ɡrəˈnɑːdə
 
, ɡraˈnaða/

Definition of Granada in English:

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 NW shore of Lake Nicaragua; population 105,171 (2006). Founded by the Spanish in 1523, it is the oldest city in the country.

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