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Almeida

[ahl-mey-duh] /ɑlˈmeɪ də/
noun
1.
Francisco de
[frahn-seesh-koo duh] /frɑ̃ˈsiʃ kʊ də/ (Show IPA),
1450?–1510, Portuguese military leader: first Portuguese viceroy in India.
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  • 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
  • “The Count of Almeida,” answered the oracle of the party, coolly.

    The Prime Minister W.H.G. Kingston
  • This, according to Almeida, was the head and front of Albuquerque's offending.

    Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens
  • Albuquerque again demanded that Almeida should resign the government to him.

    Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens
  • To thee, Hamet, are now given the throne of thy father, and Almeida.

    Almoran and Hamet

    John Hawkesworth
  • The garrison of Almeida contrived to escape across the frontier, before the siege, which had been interrupted, could be renewed.

    The History of Napoleon Buonaparte John Gibson Lockhart

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