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Compostela

noun
  1. See Santiago de Compostela
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Historical Examples

  • For thousands of years people from all over the world have come as pilgrims to Compostela.

    Getting to know Spain

    Dee Day

  • Arrived at Compostela, the Governor entertained us graciously and gave us of his clothing for our use.

  • After the viceroy had completed all his arrangements, he set off for Compostela, accompanied by many noble and rich men.

  • The three tall towers of Santiago de Compostela salute the traveller from afar off across the wild moors that flank the Lugo road.

    Northern Spain

    Edgar T. A. Wigram

  • Santiago de Compostela in Spain furnishes a considerable supply of haematite burnishers.


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