- a city in central Portugal: site of the first printing press in Portugal (1466). Pop: 119 870 (2001)
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So well did the horses perform their work, that it was still daylight when they reached the gates of Leiria.The Prime Minister
Thick weather favoured him, and Ney assembled a large force near Leiria, as if to advance against the British position.Under Wellington's Command
G. A. Henty
Mr. Young is an Englishman, who married a Portuguese lady in Leiria, and resided for several years in that town.