- a seaport in NE Spain, on the Mediterranean.
Examples from the Web for barcelona
“They also were responsible for the Barcelona subway plot,” a plan disrupted by Spanish law enforcement in 2008.Pakistani School Killers Want to Strike the U.S.
Sami Yousafzai, Christopher Dickey
December 17, 2014
By September, he was flashing a thumbs-up to assembled fans as he walked into court in a Barcelona suburb.Is Soccer Great Lionel Messi Corrupt?
December 8, 2014
Today EatWith is available in 30 cities, including Barcelona, Berlin, Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, and Miami.The Airbnb of Home-Cooked Meals
November 3, 2014
Of course, I love to be on the beach in Barcelona, I love to see naked women.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars
October 19, 2014
The Catalan separatist movement has been growing in recent years, as demonstrated each September with a march on Barcelona.Europe’s Secession Panic
Barbie Latza Nadeau
September 18, 2014
One of these latter is to be found at the University of Barcelona, Spain.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
We are following the direct line of railway between Barcelona and Paris.In the Heart of Vosges
The first road in Spain was opened in 1848 between Barcelona and Mataro.The Railroad Question
It was the middle of April before Columbus reached Barcelona.
The Madrid and Barcelona statues were erected in 1885 and 1888 respectively.
- 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)
Word Origin and History for barcelona
city in Spain, said to have been named for Carthaginian general Hamlicar Barca, who is supposed to have founded it 3c. B.C.E.