a city in N Spain, NW of Madrid.

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Historical Examples of orense

  • Orense gave him an opening, and the country was for a moment at his mercy.

    Northern Spain

    Edgar T. A. Wigram

  • The influence of the cathedral of Santiago is self-evident in the cathedral of Orense.

  • The approach to the city by rail from Orense is simply superb.

  • This monastic church, at one time owned by Templars, is situated outside the city boundary on the Orense road.

    Cathedral Cities of Spain

    William Wiehe Collins

  • He was born of hidalgo parents near Orense, where his casa solar stands, still lived in by a Feijo of to-day.

    Heroic Spain

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

British Dictionary definitions for orense



a city in NW Spain, in Galicia on the Miño River: warm springs. Pop: 109 475 (2003 est)Galician name: Ourense
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