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Extremadura

/ (Spanish estremaˈðura) /
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noun

a region of W Spain: arid and sparsely populated except in the valleys of the Tagus and Guardiana rivers. Area: 41 593 sq km (16 059 sq miles)

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Example sentences from the Web for Extremadura

  • A similar kingdom sprang up in Extremadura, and another in the mountains of southern Spain.

    A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
  • This evil was tempered in Extremadura by the utilization of lands common.

    A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
  • One afternoon, the Little Cobbler was left alone in a town of Extremadura.

    The Blood of the Arena|Vicente Blasco Ibez
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