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Vitoria

[ vi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Spanish vee-taw-ryah ]
/ vɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-; Spanish viˈtɔ ryɑ /
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noun
Fran·cis·co de [Spanish frahn-thees-kawthe], /Spanish frɑnˈðis kɔ ðɛ/, c1480–1546, Spanish scholar and theologian.
a city in northern Spain: decisive defeat of the French forces in Spain 1813.
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Other definitions for Vitoria (2 of 2)

Vitória
[ vi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Portuguese vi-taw-ryah ]
/ vɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-; Portuguese vɪˈtɔ ryɑ /

noun
a seaport in and the capital of Espírito Santo, in E Brazil.
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British Dictionary definitions for Vitoria (1 of 3)

Vitoria1
/ (Spanish biˈtorja) /

noun
a city in NE Spain: scene of Wellington's decisive victory (1813) over Napoleon's forces in the Peninsular War. Pop: 223 257 (2003 est)Official name (including the Basque name): Vitoria-Gasteiz

British Dictionary definitions for Vitoria (2 of 3)

Vitoria2
/ (Spanish biˈtorja) /

noun
Francisco de. ?1486–1546, Spanish theologian, sometimes considered the father of international law. He criticized Spanish colonial policy in the New World and argued that war was only defensible in certain strictly defined circumstances

British Dictionary definitions for Vitoria (3 of 3)

Vitória
/ (vɪˈtɔːrɪə, Portuguese viˈtɔrja) /

noun
a port in E Brazil, capital of Espírito Santo state, on an island in the Bay of Espírito Santo. Pop: 1 602 000 (2005 est)
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