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/Spanish xeˈrona/
a city in NE Spain: city walls and 14th-century cathedral; often besieged, in particular by the French (1809). Pop: 81 220 (2003 est) Catalan name Girona Ancient name Gerunda (dʒəˈruːndə)
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  • She is considered the great beauty of gerona; and even in Madrid, I am told, created a profound sensation.

    Glories of Spain Charles W. Wood
  • The most important holdings were those of the bishop of gerona.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • A week in gerona and we should be familiar with every one's history.

    Glories of Spain Charles W. Wood
  • gerona in Spain surrendered to the French after a siege of six months.

  • Within a few days Tarragona, gerona and Matar followed the example, the garrisons participating in the movement.

  • The spot and its surroundings was one of the most picturesque in gerona.

    Glories of Spain Charles W. Wood
  • This was not what we had expected of gerona the beautiful and ancient.

    Glories of Spain Charles W. Wood
  • Everything in the way of entertainment is late in Spain, and especially in gerona.

    Glories of Spain Charles W. Wood
  • gerona, on the other hand, was only captured by Augereau after a resistance as gallant as that of Saragossa.

  • Vicente Xaus, a monk of the same order, and now a conventual in this city of gerona.

    Records of The Spanish Inquisition Andrew Dickson White

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