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Valencia

[vuh-len-shee-uh, -shuh, -see-uh; Spanish bah-len-syah or for 2, 3, -thyah] /vəˈlɛn ʃi ə, -ʃə, -si ə; Spanish bɑˈlɛn syɑ or for 2, 3, -θyɑ/
noun
1.
Guillermo León
[gee-yer-maw le-awn] /giˈyɛr mɔ lɛˈɔn/ (Show IPA),
1909–71, Colombian diplomat and statesman: president 1962–66.
2.
a province in E Spain: the region was formerly a Moorish kingdom. 9085 sq. mi. (23,530 sq. km).
3.
a seaport in E Spain.
4.
a city in N Venezuela.
5.
a variety of the sweet orange, Citrus sinensis, originally from the Mediterranean area and cultivated extensively in Florida and California.
6.
Also, Valentia
[vuh-len-shee-uh, -shuh] /vəˈlɛn ʃi ə, -ʃə/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name.
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  • In the days of ease thereafter, in Valencia when we dwell, The tale of our affliction, we shall have strength to tell.

    The Lay of the Cid R. Selden Rose
  • Valencia is being vulgarized for the benefit of the universe.

    Rosinante to the Road Again John Dos Passos
  • Success followed upon success, and whole provinces, Catalonia and Valencia, were won over.

    With Marlborough to Malplaquet Herbert Strang and Richard Stead
  • From Valencia raids seem to have been made on other parts of Spain.

    Rosinante to the Road Again John Dos Passos
  • Then my Cid sat down before the city for nine months, and in the tenth month Valencia surrendered.

    National Epics Kate Milner Rabb
British Dictionary definitions for Valencia

Valencia

/Spanish baˈlenθja/
noun
1.
a port in E Spain, capital of Valencia province, on the Mediterranean: the third largest city in Spain; capital of the Moorish kingdom of Valencia (1021–1238); university (1501). Pop: 780 653 (2003 est) Latin name Valentia (vəˈlɛntɪə)
2.
a region and former kingdom of E Spain, on the Mediterranean
3.
a city in N Venezuela: one of the two main industrial centres in Venezuela. Pop: 2 330 000 (2005 est)
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Valencia definition


City in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea.

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