Definition of Saragossa in US English:

Saragossa

proper noun

  • A city in northern Spain, capital of Aragon, situated on the Ebro River; population 666,129 (2008).

    Spanish name Zaragoza

Origin

Alteration of Caesaraugusta, the name given to the ancient settlement on the site, taken by the Romans in the 1st century BC.

Pronunciation

Saragossa

/ˌserəˈɡäsə//ˌsɛrəˈɡɑsə/