, a little town in the S. W. of Spain, in the province of Cadiz, almost equidistant from Algeciras and Jerez de la Frontera. Under the name of S̲h̲ad̲h̲ūna it was in the Muslim period the capital of the district of this name; its territory formed part of the province of Seville and adjoined that of Moron. (E. Lévi-Provençal) Bibliography Idrīsī,
Ṣifat al-Andalus, ed. Dozy and de Goeje, text 174, transl. 208, and note 6 Abu ’l-Fidāʾ, ed. Reinaud and de Slane, text 166, transl. 236 Yāḳūt,
Muʿd̲j̲am al-buldān, ed. Wüstenfeld, iii. 267.