Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: toledo
IPA transcription: [təl'idoʊ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Toledo
    Meaning: a city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century
  • Synonyms: Toledo
    Meaning: an industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie
Usage examples
  • He was determined to capture Toledo.
  • But at the end of that time a messenger from his mother arrived in Toledo, begging him to come at once to Rome, as she had been ill, and could look after their affairs no longer.
  • Though sorry to leave Toledo, where he was much thought of as showing promise of great learning, Virgilius would willingly have set out at once, but there were many things he had first to see to.
  • While he was still quite little, his father died, and the kinsmen, instead of being a help and protection to the child and his mother, robbed them of their lands and money, and the widow, fearing that they might take the boy's life also, sent him away to Spain, that he might study in the great University of Toledo.