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Alhambra
The Alhambra means "the red" in Arabic. It is a very large castle and palace where the moorish kings used to live. It have beautiful gardens and decoration and is the most visited monument in Spain.
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Boabdil
Boabdil was the last Moorish king of Granada (of the Nasrid dynasty). He was made king in 1492 in place of his father Muley Abul Hassan.
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Menu del dia
Cheap fixed price meal. You can choose from 2 or 3 dishes from each course. Note the Spanish for menu is "carta" If you want the menu ask for la carta (not the menu) You may see the menu del dia advertised outside restaurants on a chalk board. It is the same as the French "plat de jour"
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Morisco
Moorish convert to Christianity who remained in Spain after the reconquest in 1492
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