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  1. a city in NE Spain: Roman town, site of Quintus Sertorius' school (76 bc); 15th-century cathedral and ancient palace of Aragonese kings. Pop: 47 609 (2003 est)Latin name: Osca (ˈɒskə)
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Examples from the Web for huesca

Historical Examples of huesca

  • The chief people of Huesca, Valentia, and Saragossa are yours.

    The Days of Chivalry

    Ernest Louis Victor Jules L'Epine

  • Beyond the city towered the mountains that hang over Huesca of the Bell.

    Brought Forward

    R. B. Cunninghame Graham

  • "The volunteers of Huesca have not borne themselves badly," he said.


    Benito Prez Galds

  • Osca was a town in the north-east of Spain, probably Huesca in Aragon.

  • Juan de Montaa, receiver of Huesca and Lrida was another whose accounts were chronically in arrear.