- a city in Catalonia, NE Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea.
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She asked me to leave Valentia a day before her, and to await her at Tarragona.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
He was not a Portuguese, but a Spaniard, born at Tarragona, nor indeed ever a bishop.
At last, he made one which is called "From Tarragona to Montblanch."Dona Perfecta
B. Perez Galdos
Next to Barcelona, we visited Tarragona, travelling there by rail.Recollections of a Long Life
That must be Tarragona; it is on a hill eight hundred feet high.
- a port in NE Spain, on the Mediterranean: one of the richest seaports of the Roman Empire; destroyed by the Moors (714). Pop: 121 076 (2003 est)Latin name: Tarraco (təˈrɑːkəʊ)