lleida

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Lleida (Catalan ˈʎeiðə)
 
n
the Catalan name for Lérida

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lleida

provincia (province) in the comunidad autonoma (autonomous community) of Catalonia, northeastern Spain. It is bounded by France and Andorra to the north and by the provinces of Girona and Barcelona to the east, Tarragona to the south, and Zaragoza and Huesca to the west. It was formed in 1833. With Barcelona, Girona, and Tarragona, Lleida became one of the four provinces of the newly created autonomous region of Catalonia in 1979.

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