from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In Spain and Portugal, same as
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It is the best walking town I've ever - fairly flat and the streets are cantara bricks, not cobblestone - so they is easy to walk on as well as to drive on.
Alonzo of Leon wished to found at Al cantara a special branch of this celebrated order for his realm.
Alcántara, a town on the Tagus (here crossed by a bridge -- cantara, whence the name), is situated in the plain of Estremadura, a great field of conflict for the Moslems and Christians of Spain in the twelfth century.
Hubiese entendido que si Maldi no cantara, ni actuara bien eligiese entonces a Selina, pero es que Maldi lo hacia todo bien y encima se parece mucho al personaje y no me refiero al fisico.
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Consequently, such triples as cántara (water jug), cantara ((s)he would sing), and cantará ((s)he will sing) become confused.
Lon. z 55 w, lat, 35 2 N. Cacerks, a town of Spain, in Eftra - nisdura, tamotis for its fine v. ool, and ILattd on the Siibrot, 22 miles sE of Al - cantara.
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They carry upwards of three cantara, through the moft difficult, dangerous ways imaginable, without ftumbling. —