Almeida



Francisco de
[frahn-seesh-koo duh] /frɑ̃ˈsiʃ kʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1450?–1510, Portuguese military leader: first Portuguese viceroy in India.
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Another chronicle affirms that Tarik found the “table” at a city called Almeida, now perhaps Olmedo.
The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3) Leonard Williams

Almeida could do nothing but yield, and he then did it nobly.
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

Having in some degree soothed and fortified his mind by these reflections, he entered the apartment of Almeida.
Almoran and Hamet John Hawkesworth

To thee, Hamet, are now given the throne of thy father, and Almeida.
Almoran and Hamet John Hawkesworth

You had best take a day to recuperate, then follow me to Almeida.
The Snare Rafael Sabatini

This was one of the arguments employed by the school of Almeida for abandoning Goa.
Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens

Badajos, Almeida, Fuentes d’Onor—time ever since; and a little, little cock-fight for pay at gate that is good for my king.
Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling

The garrison of Almeida contrived to escape across the frontier, before the siege, which had been interrupted, could be renewed.
The History of Napoleon Buonaparte John Gibson Lockhart

“The Count of Almeida,” answered the oracle of the party, coolly.
The Prime Minister W.H.G. Kingston

Reinforced by fresh troops, Massena turned fiercely to the relief of Almeida, which Wellington had besieged.
History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8) John Richard Green

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