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Zamora

[thah-maw-rah, sah-] /θɑˈmɔ rɑ, sɑ-/
noun
1.
Alcalá
[ahl-kah-lah] /ˌɑl kɑˈlɑ/ (Show IPA),
(Niceto Alcalá Zamora y Torres) 1877–1949, Spanish statesman: 1st president of the Republic 1931–36.
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  • The thieves of Zamora are the most faithful of men to their trust.

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • During this time the Hyrkanians came and went, and Zamora was added to the empire.

    The Hyborian Age Robert E. Howard
  • The withdrawal of the imperial legions from Zamora was their incitement.

    The Hyborian Age Robert E. Howard
  • For Zamora is not merely ancient; it is even (in some ways) up to date.

    Northern Spain Edgar T. A. Wigram
  • He took Toro from my sister, and now he desires to take Zamora from me.

    The Cid Campeador Antonio de Trueba
British Dictionary definitions for Zamora

Zamora

/Spanish θaˈmora/
noun
1.
a city in NW central Spain, on the Douro River. Pop: 65 639 (2003 est)
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