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Compostela

/Spanish kɔmpɔsˈtela/
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  • In compostela the devout worshipers actually carried sand from the river and spread it on the ground around the building.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • For thousands of years people from all over the world have come as pilgrims to compostela.

  • We remembered that queen of Portugal who made the pilgrimage to compostela on foot, begging her way.

    Spanish Highways and Byways Katharine Lee Bates
  • After the viceroy had completed all his arrangements, he set off for compostela, accompanied by many noble and rich men.

  • There were several severe engagements with slaughter on both sides, notably at Monte Súdlon and compostela.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
  • The three tall towers of Santiago de compostela salute the traveller from afar off across the wild moors that flank the Lugo road.

    Northern Spain Edgar T. A. Wigram
  • A division which inhabits a small district to the south and west of compostela.

  • Santiago de compostela, for example, is a very nest of religious foundations.

    Spanish Highways and Byways Katharine Lee Bates
  • All the people of Gandia went out but were finally persuaded to return and associate themselves with the people of compostela.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • Maggugans, who seldom or never visited compostela, might be found performing their religious services there.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan

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