from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Founded by the Carthaginians, it prospered under the Romans and Visigoths, fell to the Moors in 713, and was taken by Charlemagne's Frankish troops in 801. It has long been a center of Catalan separatism and radical political movements. Population: 1,600,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of Catalonia (Spain).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A neck-cloth of soft silk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean; 2nd largest Spanish city and the largest port and commercial center; has been a center for radical political beliefs
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