Definition of Alhambresque in English:

Alhambresque

adjective

  • Characteristic or reminiscent of the Alhambra, especially in having a highly ornate Moorish style; in the architectural style of the Alhambra.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Art-Union Journal. From Alhambra, the name of the palace of the Arab kings at Granada in Spain (from Spanish Alhambra + -esque.

Pronunciation

Alhambresque

/ˌalhamˈbrɛsk//ˌal(ə)mˈbrɛsk/