- a river in SW Europe, flowing SSW from NW Spain along the N boundary of Portugal into the Atlantic. 171 miles (275 km) long.
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The rivers, from the Minho to the Bidassoa, furnish trout and salmon.
The principal river of Galicia is the Minho, with its tributary the Sil.
Many Oporto families own country-houses in the Minho, and rusticate there very pleasantly for a month or two in early fall.
We must return to the Minho province—still the most representative section of Portugal—for monuments of Portuguese antiquity.
A sad contrast to the fertility of the Minho is presented by the country opposite Lisbon and the adjoining province of Alemtejo.
- the Portuguese name for the Miño
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