capital of Spain

the capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain; home of an outstanding art museum
Syn: ↑Madrid, ↑Spanish capital
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Part Holonyms: ↑Spain, ↑Kingdom of Spain, ↑Espana

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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