San Ildefonso


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San Ildefonso

(sän ēldāfōn`sō) or

La Granja

(lä gräng`hä), 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 TrianonTrianon
, two small châteaux in the park of Versailles, Seine-et-Oise dept., N France. The Grand Trianon was built by J. H. Mansart in 1687 for Louis XIV; Napoleon I sometimes used it as a retreat. The Petit Trianon was built in 1762 by J. A. Gabriel for Louis XV.
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 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

(săn ēl'dəfŏn`sō), pueblo (1990 pop. 447), N central N.Mex., on the Rio Grande, established in the early 1700s. The inhabitants are PuebloPueblo,
name given by the Spanish to the sedentary Native Americans who lived in stone or adobe communal houses in what is now the SW United States. The term pueblo is also used for the villages occupied by the Pueblo.
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 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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San Ildefonso

a town in central Spain, near Segovia: site of the 18th-century summer palace of the kings of Spain
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OCTOBER 5 1796: Spain declared war on Britain by signing the Treaty of San Ildefonso, aligning with revolutionary France.
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Whaley, an author, editor, and founder of Still Point Press, provides the memoirs of anthropologist/ethnographer Alice Marriott (1910-1992), who studied the cultures of the Southwestern American Indian and wrote Maria: The Potter of San Ildefonso, a study of Pueblo Indian pottery making.