Vitoria

[ vi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Spanish vee-taw-ryah ]

noun
  1. Fran·cis·co de [Spanish frahn-thees-kawthe], /Spanish frɑnˈðis kɔ ðɛ/, c1480–1546, Spanish scholar and theologian.

  2. a city in northern Spain: decisive defeat of the French forces in Spain 1813.

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Vitória
[ vi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Portuguese vi-taw-ryah ]

noun
  1. a seaport in and the capital of Espírito Santo, in E Brazil.

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Vitoria1

/ (Spanish biˈtorja) /


noun
  1. 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
  1. 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 Vitória (3 of 3)

Vitória

/ (vɪˈtɔːrɪə, Portuguese viˈtɔrja) /


noun
  1. 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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