- a seaport in NW Spain.
Also called Coruña, Corunna.
[kuh-roon-yuh; Spanish kaw-roo-nyah]
Also Co·run·na [kuh-ruhn-uh] /kəˈrʌn ə/.
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It was thus in the retreat upon Corunna fell Colonel Lefebvre.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
At Corunna things were pretty well even, but we had our backs to the wall.Under Wellington's Command
G. A. Henty
As you left out an "n" in Corunna, so must I leave out an "n" in Bayonne.'
At Corunna they stood in General Fraser's division, on the right.
From Corunna they proceeded to Lisbon before returning to Falmouth.The History of the British Post Office
Joseph Clarence Hemmeon
- the English name for La Coruña
- a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: point of departure for the Spanish Armada (1588); site of the defeat of the French by the British under Sir John Moore in the Peninsular War (1809). Pop: 243 902 (2003 est)Galician name: A Coruña English name: Corunna
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