[vi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Portuguese vi-taw-ryah]
- a seaport in and the capital of Espírito Santo, in E Brazil.
- a state in E Brazil. 15,196 sq. mi. (39,360 sq. km). Capital: Vitória.
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- a port in E Brazil, capital of Espírito Santo state, on an island in the Bay of Espírito Santo. Pop: 1 602 000 (2005 est)
- a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic: swampy coastal plain with mountains in the west; heavily forested. Capital: Vitória. Pop: 3 201 722 (2002). Area: 45 597 sq km (17 601 sq miles)
- a city in NE Spain: scene of Wellington's decisive victory (1813) over Napoleon's forces in the Peninsular War. Pop: 223 257 (2003 est)Official name (including the Basque name): Vitoria-Gasteiz
- Francisco de. ?1486–1546, Spanish theologian, sometimes considered the father of international law. He criticized Spanish colonial policy in the New World and argued that war was only defensible in certain strictly defined circumstances