- a city in NE Spain: city walls and 14th-century cathedral; often besieged, in particular by the French (1809). Pop: 81 220 (2003 est)Catalan name: Girona Ancient name: Gerunda (dʒəˈruːndə)
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See how the people fought at Saragossa, and since then at Gerona, and many other places.Under Wellington's Command
G. A. Henty
The most important holdings were those of the bishop of Gerona.A History of Spain
Charles E. Chapman
So ancient is Gerona that its early history is lost in the mist of ages.Cathedral Cities of Spain
William Wiehe Collins
Gerona, the key of Catalonia in Spain, surrendered to the French.
Gerona in Spain surrendered to the French after a siege of six months.