a fine-tempered sword or sword blade made in Toledo, Spain
Origin of Toledoafter the city in Spain city & port in NW Ohio, on Lake Erie
- city in central Spain, on the Tagus River
- A city of central Spain near the Tagus River south-southwest of Madrid. It fell to the Romans in 193 BC and was later the capital of the Visigoth kingdom (534-712). As a Moorish capital (712-1085), it was a center of Arab and Hebrew learning.x
- A city of northwest Ohio on Lake Erie. Annexed by Ohio in 1835 following a boundary dispute with Michigan known as the Toledo War, it is one of the major shipping centers of the Great Lakes.x
nounpl. To·le·dos, also to·le·dos
A fine-tempered sword or steel sword blade made in Toledo, Spain.