Definition of Azulejos
1. azulejo [n] - See also: azulejo
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azulejos
Literary usage of Azulejos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Spain and Portugal: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"At the back of the court are a Vestibule, with superb azulejos, and the Chapel, a charming room with Gotho-Moresque decoration and a reproduction of the ..."
2. The Ceramic Art: A Compendium of the History and Manufacture of Pottery and by Jennie J. Young (1879)
"azulejos.—Modem Spain. —Porcelain. — Buen Retire. ... Arabian azulejos have been met with, and in 1239, four years after the Moorish kingdom of Granada had ..."
3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by ed Andrew Findlater, John Merry Ross (1868)
"AD The Moors introduced into Spain the use of glazed tiles about 711 AD, examples of which, called azulejos, as old as the 13th c., are found in the ..."
4. Spain, as it is by George Alexander Hoskins (1851)
"The lower arches are decorated with rich Moorish ornaments, and the walls covered with mosaic azulejos, above which are oval recesses, containing busts of ..."
5. Lisbon & Cintra: with some account of other cities and historical sites in by A. Cunnick Inchbold (1907)
"Two great stone tables and the fountain also speak eloquently of olden days. Beyond the casual allusion already made to the azulejos in various rooms, ..."