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Vigo

[vee-goh; for 1 also French vee-goh; for 2, 3 also Spanish bee-gaw]
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noun
  1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, Jean Almereyda, 1905–34, French film director.
  2. Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in NW Spain. 19 miles (31 km) long.
  3. a seaport on this bay: naval battle 1702.
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  • Admiral Hobson, who broke the boom at Vigo in 1702, belonged to the same calling.

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    Samuel Smiles

  • When Orange reached the house in Vigo Street, it was still early in the day.

    Robert Orange

    John Oliver Hobbes

  • The third in this case is the lady who called at Vigo Street.

    Robert Orange

    John Oliver Hobbes

  • But Aumerle, ever fond of adventures, was at Vigo Street at half-past eight.

    Robert Orange

    John Oliver Hobbes

  • Mr. Parflete saw the lady who went to Vigo Street, and he did not know who she was.

    Robert Orange

    John Oliver Hobbes


British Dictionary definitions for vigo

Vigo

noun
  1. a port in NW Spain, in Galicia on Vigo Bay (an inlet of the Atlantic): site of a British and Dutch naval victory (1702) over the French and Spanish. Pop: 292 566 (2003 est)
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