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  1. the former name for Sintra
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Examples from the Web for cintra

Historical Examples

  • He landed, fought, and won two battles, and signed the Convention of Cintra.


    Samuel Smiles

  • They were in Cintra, so I should not have had time to get at them even if I had wished.

    Lalage's Lovers

    George A. Birmingham

  • It took an hour and a quarter to do the fifteen mites between Cintra and Lisbon.

    A Tramp's Notebook

    Morley Roberts

  • Sintre, now Cintra, in Portugal; then reckoned part of Spain.

  • I was thinking, just at that moment, that I should like to hear more about Cintra.