a seaport in NE Spain, on the Mediterranean.
The Barcelona youth compound is called La Masia, a country house boarding school for 300 boys.
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Then he moved to Europe and played four seasons with the Barcelona Dragons.
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Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives have been arrested in Barcelona in 2004.
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Nadal spends April and May sliding his way to victories at Monte Carlo, Barcelona, and Rome on clay.
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Last winter in Barcelona, police arrested four young men for similar criminal acts.
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Barcelona has a long record as a centre of the glass industry.
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While studying at Barcelona, he wished to practise his former penances.
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And we find that the armourers craft was sufficiently important at Barcelona to constitute a guild, which was existing in 1257.
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On the 8th the state of things at Barcelona was nearly the same.
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It offers a striking contrast to Barcelona, the other great Spanish seaport, and the most perfect example of a commercial city.
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the chief port of Spain, on the NE Mediterranean coast: seat of the Republican government during the Civil War (1936–39); the commercial capital of Spain. Pop: 1 582 738 (2003 est) Ancient name Barcino (bɑːˈsiːnəʊ)
city in Spain, said to have been named for Carthaginian general Hamlicar Barca, who is supposed to have founded it 3c. B.C.E.
City in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea; the second-largest city of Spain, after Madrid, its largest port, and its chief industrial and commercial center.
Note: Capital of the region of Catalonia, and long a stronghold of movements for Catalan independence, Barcelona has also been a center for radical political beliefs, including anarchism and socialism.
Note: Barcelona hosted the 1992 summer Olympic Games.
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a crescent-shaped sand dune with the convex side in the direction of the wind. noun a crescent-shaped shifting sand dune, convex on the windward side and steeper and concave on the leeward
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a novel (1857) by Anthony Trollope. Historical Examples Barchester Towers remedied this, and presented its readers with one of the liveliest books in English fiction. The English Novel George Saintsbury