[lawr-kuh; Spanish lawr-kah]


a city in SE Spain.

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  • Our determination to leave Lorca strengthened as the night wore on.

  • They say that there are too many zapateros in Lorca already.

  • We said au revoir to the zapatero, and went out to examine Lorca.

  • Its tributary the Sangonera loses almost all its waters in the plains of Lorca.


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  • One thousand persons drowned in Lorca, Spain, by a bursting reservoir.

British Dictionary definitions for lorca




a town in SE Spain, on the Guadalentín River. Pop: 82 511 (2003 est)




Federico García (feðeˈriko ɡarˈθia). 1898–1936, Spanish poet and dramatist. His poetry, such as Romancero gitano (1928), shows his debt to Andalusian folk poetry. His plays include the trilogy Bodas de sangre (1933), Yerma (1934), and La Casa de Bernarda Alba (1936)
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