Zaragoza

Zaragoza

[thah-rah-gaw-thah, sah-rah-gaw-sah]
noun
Spanish name of Saragossa.
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Zaragoza (Spanish θaraˈɣoθa)
 
n
Pre-Roman name: Salduba, Latin name: Caesaraugusta, English name: Saragossa a city in NE Spain, on the River Ebro: Roman colony established 25 bc; under Moorish rule (714--1118); capital of Aragon (12th--15th centuries); twice besieged by the French during the Peninsular War and captured (1809); university (1474). Pop: 626 081 (2003 est)

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