- a seaport in NW Spain: naval arsenal and dockyard.
Also called Ferrol.
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Its final destination was Ferrol, a popular launching spot for religious pilgrims walking to Santiago de Compostelo.Train in Spanish Crash Was Going Way Too Fast
Barbie Latza Nadeau
July 25, 2013
A fleet of seven sail of the line sailed from Ferrol the 22d ult.
After dinner they went to Ferrol's rooms to smoke and to talk.
Ferrol had not the slightest idea what he was alluding to, nor did he care.
It was Ferrol's green Egyptian god, which had been broken into two pieces.
The Spanish force at Ferrol he thought too strong, and the season too advanced.Sir Walter Ralegh
- See El Ferrol
- a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: fortified naval base, with a deep natural harbour. Pop: 78 764 (2003 est)Former name: El Ferrol del Caudillo (dɛl kauˈðiʎo)