Andorre

Andorra

[an-dawr-uh, -dor-uh; Spanish ahn-dawr-rah]
noun
1.
a republic in the E Pyrenees between France and Spain, under the joint suzerainty of France and the Spanish Bishop of Urgel. 191 sq. mi. (495 sq. km).
2.
Also called Andorra la Vella [Catalan. ahn-dawr-rah lah ve-lyah] . a city in and the capital of this republic.
French Andorre [ahn-dawr] .

Andorran, adjective, noun
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Andorra (ænˈdɔːrə)
 
n
Official name: Principat d'Andorra a mountainous principality in SW Europe, between France and Spain: according to tradition, given independence by Charlemagne in the 9th century for helping to fight the Moors; placed under the joint sovereignty of the Comte de Foix and the Spanish bishop of Urgel in 1278; under the joint overlordship of the French head of state and the bishop of Urgel from the 16th century; adopted a constitution reducing the powers of the overlords in 1993. Languages: Catalan (official), French, and Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: euro. Capital: Andorra la Vella. Pop: 71 000 (2003 est). Area: 464 sq km (179 sq miles)

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