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/Portuguese əˈveːiru/
a port in N central Portugal, on the Aveiro lagoon: ancient Roman town; linked by canal with the Atlantic Ocean. Pop: 73 335 (2001) Ancient name Talabriga (ˌtæləˈbriːɡə)
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  • “The Duke of aveiro ought to have been here long ago,” said another noble.

    The Prime Minister W.H.G. Kingston
  • The first prisoner led forward was the Duke of aveiro, but he refused to answer any of the questions put to him.

    The Prime Minister W.H.G. Kingston
  • The administrative district of aveiro coincides with the north-western part of the province of Beira; pop.

  • One of the most remarkable examples of such a roof is found in the chancel of that same church at aveiro.

    Portuguese Architecture Walter Crum Watson
  • The oldest seems to be the church of São Domingos, founded by the dukes of aveiro, but never finished.

    Portuguese Architecture Walter Crum Watson

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