- a city in central Portugal: noted university founded at Lisbon 1290, transferred here 1537.
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He has placed your city of Coimbra under a ban of excommunication.
And it imports above all else that the curse should be lifted from my city of Coimbra.
It will be safer then to attribute it to one of the Coimbra Frenchmen.
But it was not only Terzi's churches which were copied at Coimbra.
The plan is practically the same as that of São Bento at Coimbra, but larger.
- a city in central Portugal: capital of Portugal from 1190 to 1260; seat of the country's oldest university. Pop: 148 474 (2001)
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