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La Coruña

[ lah kaw-roo-nyah ]
/ ˌlɑ kɔˈru nyɑ /
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noun

a seaport in NW Spain.

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La Coruña
/ (Spanish la koˈruɲa) /

noun

a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: point of departure for the Spanish Armada (1588); site of the defeat of the French by the British under Sir John Moore in the Peninsular War (1809). Pop: 243 902 (2003 est)Galician name: A Coruña English name: Corunna
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