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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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  • BARCELONA: More than a million people have gathered in Barcelona to demand greater regional autonomy for Catalonia and protest against a recent court ruling forbidding the prosperous region from calling itself a nation.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • BARCELONA, Spain - The seventh stage of the Tour de France between Barcelona and the Andorran ski resort of Arcalis has started, with Lance Armstrong facing his first big test in the mountains.

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  • BARCELONA: Former Holland and Barcelona great Johan Cruyff (above) was on Friday named honorary president of the Spanish and European champions, a club spokesman said.

    nst online

  • May 27th, 2009 BARCELONA, Spain - National daily newspaper in Spain expands advertising-supported online video with Brightcove platform Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that La Vanguardia, the highest-circulation daily newspaper based in Barcelona, has selected the Brightcove platform to bolster its advertising-supported online video initiatives.

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  • BARCELONA - Spain will host the European Cultural Industries Forum March 29-30 in Barcelona, the biggest cultural congress to be held during the country's six-month European Union presidency.

    Variety.com

  • BARCELONA - I am writing this week's Worst of the Week column from the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Spain, so I apologize up front if it reads sort of jet lagged and over tired as that is exactly how I feel.

    RCR Wireless News >> wireless_app_developers

  • BARCELONA, April 20 (Reuters) - Juan Antonio Samaranch, the 89-year-old former president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has been admitted to a Barcelona hospital with acute heart problems and is in a "grave situation".

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  • BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) - A double from Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuain helped Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini celebrate a 6-2 victory over his former team Villarreal as the winners kept up the pressure on Spanish league leaders Barcelona on Sunday.

    Soccerway.com

  • BARCELONA: Organizers say many thousands of people are gathering in northeastern Barcelona to demand greater regional autonomy and protest a recent court ruling forbidding this prosperous region from calling itself a nation.

    The Times of India

  • BARCELONA/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The satellite navigation industry is looking for direction now that Google and Nokia are offering free maps on smart phones, with the issue a hot topic at the Mobile World Congress industry fair in Barcelona this week.

    Reuters: Top News

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