Galiana

(g hard). A Moorish princess. Her father, King Gadalfe of Toledo, built for her a palace on the Tagus so splendid that the phrase “a palace of Galiana” became proverbial in Spain.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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