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  1. a city in NE Spain: contains a cave used as the spiritual retreat of St Ignatius Loyola. Pop: 67 269 (2003 est)
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Examples from the Web for manresa

Historical Examples

  • During a violent fever at Manresa, he thought he was near his death.

    The Autobiography of St. Ignatius

    Saint Ignatius Loyola

  • Between Manresa and Lrida, the only town of any importance is Cervera.

  • Meanwhile, novitiates were established at Loyola, Manresa and Seville.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • It may be noted that the "Exercises" were not produced at Manresa in the form in which we have them now.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • Manresa is of course for ever associated with the name of Loyola.

    Glories of Spain

    Charles W. Wood