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San Ildefonso, town, Spain
San Ildefonso (sän ēldāfōnˈsō) or La Granja (lä grängˈhä), town (1990 pop. 5,088), Segovia prov., central Spain, in Castile and León. Near the town is the Spanish royal summer residence, called La Granja, built by Philip V (1721–23) in imitation of the Grand Trianon at Versailles, where the king spent his childhood. The complex consists of a palace; collegiate church; and celebrated fountains and gardens, which are a masterpiece of French landscape architecture.
San Ildefonso, pueblo, United States
San Ildefonso (săn ēlˌdəfŏnˈsō), pueblo (1990 pop. 447), N central N.Mex., on the Rio Grande, established in the early 1700s. The inhabitants are Pueblo who speak a Tanoan language. The pueblo is famous for its excellent pottery and paintings, and many of its artists have won individual fame. On Jan. 23, the day of fiesta, ceremonial dances (e.g., the buffalo and Comanche dances) are performed.
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a town in central Spain, near Segovia: site of the 18th-century summer palace of the kings of Spain
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