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Madrileño Line breaks: Mad¦ri|leño
Pronunciation: /ˌmadrɪˈlɛnjəʊ/

Definition of Madrileño in English:

noun (plural Madrileños)

A native or inhabitant of Madrid.
Example sentences
  • ‘Thousands of Madrileños acclaim the couple under heavy rains that failed to take the shine off the wedding,’ the Barcelona-based La Vanguardia reported.
  • The town positively buzzes with life right up until dawn, and Madrileños seem to get along quite happily with little or no sleep.
  • Zarzuela is the Spanish equivalent of Viennese operetta, but whereas the Austrians liked to hear about the aristocracy, the Madrileños enjoyed plots about everyday people.



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