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  1. Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in W Portugal. 20 miles (32 km) long; 35 miles (56 km) wide.
  2. a seaport on this bay, near Lisbon.
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Examples from the Web for setubal

Historical Examples

  • The 802 Sado, which issues into Setubal Bay, is the only important river of this region.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7


  • At Setubal Boutaca had built a church with three vaulted aisles of about the same height.

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson

British Dictionary definitions for setubal


  1. a port in SW Portugal, on Setúbal Bay south of Lisbon: an earthquake in 1755 destroyed most of the old town. Pop: 113 937 (2001)
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