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Coruña

[kuh-roon-yuh; Spanish kaw-roo-nyah]
noun
  1. La Coruña.
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Also Co·run·na [kuh-ruhn-uh] /kəˈrʌn ə/.

La Coruña

[lah kaw-roo-nyah]
noun
  1. a seaport in NW Spain.
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Also called Coruña, Corunna.
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Historical Examples of coruna

  • The Grunye is probably Coruna, called by sailors the Groyne.

    The Bruce

    John Barbour

  • They sailed from Coruna in July, 1525, with an armament of seven ships.

  • "Coruna nasci" is said by Petronius, in a general sense, of one in great distress.


British Dictionary definitions for coruna

La Coruña

noun
  1. a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: point of departure for the Spanish Armada (1588); site of the defeat of the French by the British under Sir John Moore in the Peninsular War (1809). Pop: 243 902 (2003 est)Galician name: A Coruña English name: Corunna
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