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Extremadura

[Spanish es-tre-mah-th oo-rah] /Spanish ˌɛs trɛ mɑˈðu rɑ/
noun

Estremadura

or Extremadura

[es-tre-mah-th oo-rah] /ˌɛs trɛ mɑˈðu rɑ/
noun
1.
a region in W Spain, formerly a province.
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Examples from the Web for Extremadura
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  • This evil was tempered in Extremadura by the utilization of lands common.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • One afternoon, the Little Cobbler was left alone in a town of Extremadura.

    The Blood of the Arena Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • A similar kingdom sprang up in Extremadura, and another in the mountains of southern Spain.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for Extremadura

Extremadura

/Spanish estremaˈðura/
noun
1.
a region of W Spain: arid and sparsely populated except in the valleys of the Tagus and Guardiana rivers. Area: 41 593 sq km (16 059 sq miles)
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