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[puh-len-shuh; Spanish pah-len-thyah] /pəˈlɛn ʃə; Spanish pɑˈlɛn θyɑ/

a city in Castilla y León, N Spain.
/Spanish paˈlenθia/
a city in N central Spain: earliest university in Spain (1208); seat of Castilian kings (12th–13th centuries); communications centre. Pop: 81 378 (2003 est)


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