[ noo-man-shee-uh, -shuh, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈmæn ʃi ə, -ʃə, nyu- /


an ancient city in N Spain: besieged and taken 134–133 b.c. by Scipio the Younger.


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/ (njuːˈmæntɪə) /


an ancient city in N Spain: a centre of Celtic resistance to Rome in N Spain; captured by Scipio the Younger in 133 bc
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