a town in W Spain: a Roman bridge spans the River Tagus. Pop: 1739 (2003 est)
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How to use Alcántara in a sentence
Almost simultaneously the bridge over the Tagus at Alcantara, down in Portugal, was skilfully repaired.Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
Alcantara is situated at the mouth of a narrow valley opening upon the Tagus.
The bridge over the Tagus at Alcantara, which was constructed by Hadrian, is another very fine example.Architecture | Thomas Roger Smith
Greif disguised as a Norwegian ship perished in the encounter with Alcantara.The Fleets Behind the Fleet | W. MacNeile (William MacNeile) Dixon
The other two orders wear the cross fleury—Alcantara red, Calatrava green, with corresponding ribbons.