Este

[ es-tey ]
/ ˈɛs teɪ /

noun

a city in NE Italy: medieval fortress; ancient Roman ruins.

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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Ancient Ateste.
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Este
/ (ˈɛstI) /

noun

a noble family of Italy founded by Alberto Azzo II (996–1097), who was invested with the town of Este in NE Italy as a fief of the Holy Roman Empire. The family governed Ferrara (13th–16th centuries), Modena, and Reggio (13th–18th centuries)
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