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Palencia

[puh-len-shuh; Spanish pah-len-thyah]
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noun
  1. a city in Castilla y León, N Spain.
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Examples from the Web for palencia

Historical Examples

  • Manrique succeeded in his mission, and brought Don Tello to Palencia.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 401, March 1849

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  • The custodia of Palencia is also thought by some to be his handiwork.

  • About Barouffski now, Palencia and the young man with the serious face had come.

    The Monster

    Edgar Saltus

  • Suddenly and excitedly Palencia cried: My principal is touched.

    The Monster

    Edgar Saltus

  • Behind them, Palencia, Tyszkiewicz and the man with the umbrella leaned.

    The Monster

    Edgar Saltus


British Dictionary definitions for palencia

Palencia

noun
  1. a city in N central Spain: earliest university in Spain (1208); seat of Castilian kings (12th–13th centuries); communications centre. Pop: 81 378 (2003 est)
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