from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Spain on a high plateau south-southwest of Bilbao. Founded c. 884, it was the capital of the kingdom of Castile in the 11th century and of Francisco Franco's regime during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Population: 174,000.
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- proper n. A province in northern Spain
- proper n. A city in the province of Burgos, Spain
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The following relate both to the city and to the province of Burgos: -- _Burgos, & c. _, by R. Amador de los
_Burgos en las comunidades de Castilla_ and _Cosas de la vieja Burgos_, both by A. Salvá (Burgos, 1895 and 1892).
One nice thing we enjoyed in Burgos was the butterflies.
Part of Burgos is gated, the part we lived in was not, although we had our own private police force, door to door peddlers had to register with our police and get a permit, and notify the police when they were in our area.
By the time we got to the centre of Burgos, which is beautiful beyond compare on the Camino, nobody gave a damn! Exhausted, polluted and desperately in need of pure oxygen, we just collapsed in a cafe’ and didn’t even blink when someone charged us 4 euros for a beer!
Former Atlético player José Movilla was a bin-man; ex-goalkeeper Germán "Mono" Burgos a fan of AC/DC.
The Olympic road champion pulled the double Sunday to win the mountaintop finish and claim the overall in the fifth and final stage at the Vuelta a Burgos in northern Spain.
Judge Freddy Frias ordered Burgos on Saturday to remain in jail for three months while prosecutors prepare the case.
Burgos dismisses Crist as a politician more interested in photo ops than hands-on management.
Room Eight New York Politics (www. r8ny.com) is the blog site where one of my Puerto-Rican brothers in activism (Manny Burgos) promised an early response to my last column on the Puerto Rican situation - relative to its future relationship with the USA.
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