a town in S central Portugal, on the S bank of the Tagus estuary opposite Lisbon: statue of Christ 110 m (360 ft) high, erected 1959. Pop: 160 826 (2001)
Historical Examples

Sousa de Maceda mentions almada as the preserver of the archbishop.
The History of the Revolutions of Portugal Abb Vertot

Where, cried he to almada, can you possibly obtain a sufficient body of troops to enable you to undertake so vast an enterprise?
The History of the Revolutions of Portugal Abb Vertot

almada, who fought till he could not stand from loss of blood, died with his friend.
Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. C. Raymond Beazley


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