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barcelona


noun

  1. a seaport in NE Spain, on the Mediterranean.

noun

  1. 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.

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