a city in and the capital of Vaucluse, in SE France, on the Rhone River: papal residence 1309–77. a department in SE France. 1382 sq. mi. (3580 sq. km). Capital: Avignon. Historical Examples Avignon, the city of the seven French popes, who reigned seventy years, was the next stopping-place on our itinerary. The Automobilist Abroad […]
a city in central Spain, a religious and academic center. Contemporary Examples avila, who was wounded in the right leg and left arm, told the detective that Holmes was targeting “people who were fleeing.” Aurora Cops Relive the Horror at James Holmes Hearing Christine Pelisek January 7, 2013 Historical Examples He looked at the manta, […]
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Manuel [mah-nwel] /mɑˈnwɛl/ (Show IPA), 1897–1955, president of Mexico 1940–46.
a port in Asturias, NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay. Historical Examples Fortunately, his immediate successors, Aredondo and aviles, were not deterred by similar alarms. Buenos Ayres and the Provinces of the Rio de La Plata Woodbine Parish