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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of west-central Spain west-northwest of Madrid. Conquered by Hannibal in 220 B.C., it was captured by Moors in the 8th century A.D. and held by them until the late 11th century. Population: 156,000.

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  • proper n. A city in west Spain, capital of the province of Salamanca
  • proper n. A province in west Spain

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  • I'm just going to tell you about a shop I found in Salamanca today.

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  • Yann Martel was born in Salamanca, Spain, in 1963, of Canadian parents who were doing graduate studies.

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  • We reached our destination on the 8th day of October, tired out with our long journey, and pitched our tents at the place now called Salamanca, near the shore.

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  • There is a curious case of this kind related in Le Sage's Bachelor of Salamanca, which is too nicely described to be totally imaginary.

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  • As for me, "Salamanca", the novel I wrote in 30 days last November as part of the NaNoWriMo, won the Grand Prize in the Novel category.

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  • I somehow also plan to edit for possible publication my novel "Salamanca" and a short story derived from it, "Gaudencio & Jacinta".

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  • Light-headed, I peek into my mind's storehouse and see everything marked "Salamanca".

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  • In a still recent study, Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba from the University of Salamanca, and Timothy J. Kehoe from the University of Minnesota, analyze countries that experienced great depressions during the 20th century.

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  • Soon afterwards, in 1517, Rodrigo Arias Maldonado de Talavera founded the Capilla de San Salvador, or de Talavera, in the Old Cathedral of Salamanca, where fifty-five Mozarabic Masses were to be said yearly.

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