- a palace or fortress of the Moors in Spain
- [A-] such a palace in Seville, later used by the Spanish kings
Origin of alcazarSpanish alcázar from Arabic al qa?r, the castle from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Classical Latin castellum
A Spanish palace or fortress, originally one built by the Moors.
Origin of alcazarSpanish alcázar from Arabic al-qa&slowdot;r al- the qa&slowdot;r castle ( from Latin castra fort ) ( pl. of castrum camp ; see kes- in Indo-European roots.)