- Fran·cis·co de [frahn-th ees-kaw th e] /frɑnˈðis kɔ ðɛ/, c1480–1546, Spanish scholar and theologian.
- a city in N Spain: decisive defeat of the French forces in Spain 1813.
- a seaport in and the capital of Espírito Santo, in E Brazil.
- a state in E Brazil. 15,196 sq. mi. (39,360 sq. km). Capital: Vitória.
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Historical Examples of vitoria
The said Vitoria not being able to write, I, the said Commissary, sign in her name.Records of The Spanish Inquisition
Andrew Dickson White
The mystery that dear Vitoria made of some private obstacle?
Vitoria had probably gone to her class, and Chitta to her marketing.
Cartaret had resolved never to tell Vitoria that he loved her, and he told her.
Is there,” he asked, “a young lady in that family named Vitoria?
- 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
- 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
- a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic: swampy coastal plain with mountains in the west; heavily forested. Capital: Vitória. Pop: 3 201 722 (2002). Area: 45 597 sq km (17 601 sq miles)
- 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)