Zamora

Zamora

[thah-maw-rah, sah-]
noun
Alcalá [ahl-kah-lah] , (Niceto Alcalá Zamora y Torres) 1877–1949, Spanish statesman: 1st president of the Republic 1931–36.
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Zamora (Spanish θaˈmora)
 
n
a city in NW central Spain, on the Douro River. Pop: 65 639 (2003 est)

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town, southeastern Ecuador. Amid the forested jungles east of the main Andean ranges, the town lies at the southeastern foot of the Andean Cordillera de Zamora, just south of the Zamora River. The Roman Catholic Church has established a vicar apostolic in Zamora, which is considered to be a missionary settlement. The population consists of mainly Shuar and some Saraguro peoples. The economy is based on local Indian trade. Pop. (2001) 10,355.

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