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a cave in northern Spain, near Santander, noted for its Upper Paleolithic polychrome paintings of bison, deer, and pigs.
Historical Examples

Altamira looked at her in astonishment; but Julien did not deign to look at her.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

She realized that Altamira had not felt allured, and was piqued by his departure.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

Mathilde’s expression made fun a little of Altamira and M. de Croisenois, but she listened to him with pleasure.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

“He is talking to comte Altamira who was sentenced to death,” said Mathilde to herself.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

“Do you know the comte Altamira,” she said to M. de Croisenois.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

Julien came back to where she was, still talking to Altamira.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

The abb Pirard will never let me finish my first sentence, while the comte Altamira will propose enlisting me in some conspiracy.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

An excellent example is the cave at Altamira in northern Spain.
Geology William J. Miller

“Altamira informs me you are one of us,” said Don Diego, whose demeanour was growing graver and graver to Julien as he went out.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

This subspecies has been reported previously from Tamaulipas only from Altamira.
The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas, Mexico Ticul Alvarez

a cave in N Spain, SW of Santander, noted for Old Stone Age wall drawings


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