[pam-ploh-nuh; Spanish pahm-plaw-nah]
- a city in N Spain.
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This is an Americanized version of the famed Running with the Bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain.
In the car on the way, there was a story on the radio of a goring in Pamplona.
We knew there was a good a modern road through a pass to Pamplona, but that had not existed in 1925.
Pamplona is a vibrant modern city that takes care to preserve the traditions of Navarre culture and cuisine.
By the time he arrived in Pamplona in 1923 it had been going on for four centuries.
There is a choice of two roads from Pamplona to the frontier.Northern Spain
Edgar T. A. Wigram
The same design is repeated in one of the churches of Pamplona.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain
George Edmund Street
You don't get that in Pamplona, and you don't get it in Saragossa.First and Last
The work is inferior in art to the caskets at Pamplona and South Kensington.The Industrial Arts in Spain
Juan F. Riao
From Pamplona two roads diverged to Burgos, the ancient Castilian capital.The History of England
- a city in N Spain in the foothills of the Pyrenees: capital of the kingdom of Navarre from the 11th century until 1841. Pop: 190 937 (2003 est)Former name: Pampeluna
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Word Origin and History for pamplona
city in Spain, Roman Pompeiopolis, named for Pompey, Roman emperor who founded it 68 B.C.E.
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