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  1. a city in W Colombia.
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Examples from the Web for palmira

Historical Examples of palmira

  • And he built Palmira in the desert, and he built other strong cities in Emath.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version


  • Aureliano in Palmira, when it was brought out in London, met with no more success than it had obtained at Milan.

    The Life of Rossini

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • Ecco ridente il cielo (the air adapted from Aureliano in Palmira) was, as already mentioned, added after the first representation.

British Dictionary definitions for palmira


  1. a city in W Colombia: agricultural trading centre. Pop: 253 000 (2005 est)
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