Meaning of Roncesvalles

Ron•ces•valles

Pronunciation: (ron'su-valz" Sp. rôn"thes-vä'lyes), [key]
— n.
  1. a village in N Spain, in the Pyrenees: defeat of part of Charlemagne's army and the death of Rolanda.d.788. French,
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