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[tahr-uh-goh-nuh, tar-uh-; Spanish tah-rah-gaw-nai]
  1. a city in Catalonia, NE Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea.
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Examples from the Web for tarragona

Historical Examples of tarragona

  • 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.

  • I can do it in Tarragona: they will arrest you there if I tell them.

British Dictionary definitions for tarragona


  1. 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)
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