[val-uh-duh-lid; Spanish bah-lyah-th aw-leeth ]
- a city in N Spain, NW of Madrid: Columbus died here 1506.
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As all the world knows, Columbus died at Valladolid on the 20th of May, 1506.
In the year 1548 the father Ermitanyo came to Valladolid to begin Christianity.
The Kupuls were the family who reigned in the eastern province, where Valladolid was founded.
In 1322 the Council of Valladolid imposed excommunication on the sale of men.Folkways</p>
William Graham Sumner
From Valladolid he continued his journey to Plazentia in Estremadura.
- a city in NW Spain: residence of the Spanish court in the 16th century; university (1346). Pop: 321 143 (2003 est)
- the former name (until 1828) of Morelia
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