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Almeida

[ahl-mey-duh]
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  1. Fran·cis·co de [frahn-seesh-koo duh] /frɑ̃ˈsiʃ kʊ də/, 1450?–1510, Portuguese military leader: first Portuguese viceroy in India.
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Historical Examples

  • Massena enters Portugal at Almeida and marches to Lisbon and the open sea.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • You had best take a day to recuperate, then follow me to Almeida.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Almeida could do nothing but yield, and he then did it nobly.

  • The French were defeated; Almeida passed into the hands of the English.

  • If fever does not disturb my brain, I think that he whom I see before me is an Almeida.

    The Prime Minister

    W.H.G. Kingston