Badajoz



a city in SW Spain.
Historical Examples

Had it not been for that last heirloom I should have enlisted, and probably have met my fate at Badajoz.’
Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease

The place might be Badajoz; or a Chancellorship of something, with a portfolio.
It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan

As it was, he felt obliged to retire upon the fortress of Badajoz, near the frontier of Portugal.
Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century Charles Morris

After the capture of Badajoz Wellington spent no time in inaction.
The Life of a Regimental Officer A. F. Mockler-Ferryman

Badajoz was the next place to be taken, preparatory to marching into the interior of Spain.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847 Various

A landowner in this province (Badajoz) endeavoured to preserve the game on his estate.
Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman

Don Pedro occupied quite an imposing castle, his ancestral mansion, in the vicinity of Badajoz.
Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi John S. C. Abbott

In 1524 he was a member of the Badajoz Commission, but was dismissed in March 1525.
The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci Amerigo Vespucci

Then he marched south to watch the proceedings at Badajoz, whilst we again went into cantonments near Rodrigo.
The Autobiography of Sergeant William Lawrence William Lawrence

To Badajoz, on an errand similar to that on which I went into Andalusia.
The Actress in High Life Sue Petigru Bowen

noun
a city in SW Spain: strategically positioned near the frontier with Portugal. Pop: 138 415 (2003 est)

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