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Alcántara is a municipality in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain, on the Tagus, near Portugal. The toponym is from the Arabic word al-QanTarah meaning "the bridge".

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Google previewEcclesiastical Knights (2015)

The Military Orders in Castile, 1150-1330 by Sam Zeno Conedera, Sj Sam Conedera

The monarchy's significant role in the history of Santiago, Calatrava, and Alcántara is a particular feature of ecclesiastical knighthood in Iberia. From the beginning to the end of the period under study, royal prerogative is always present and, ...

Google previewDK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Spain (2010)

by Josephine Quintero, Mary-Ann Gallagher

San Pedro de Alcántara is a quiet resort with a modern marina and ...

Google previewTransformative Learning in Practice (2011)

Insights from Community, Workplace, and Higher Education by Jack Mezirow, Edward W. Taylor

ABOUT THE AUTHORS Lucia Alcántara is a seasoned ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Soccer (2011)

by Tom Dunmore

Paolino Alcántara was the first Asian ...

Google previewDictionary of American Family Names (2003)

by Patrick Hanks

Spanish (Alcántara): habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Cáceres, Cádiz, or Castilianized form of Catalan ALCÀNTERA, habitational name from a town in Valencia, all of them named ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Depression (2010)

by Linda Wasmer Andrews

and Carmela Alcántara. “Identifying Effective Mental Health Interventions ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Colombia (2012)

by Harvey F. Kline

N U EVA GRANADA General Domingo Caycedo Santamaría José Ignacio de Márquez Barreto General Francisco de Paula Santander José Ignacio de Márquez Barreto General Pedro Alcántara Herrán y Zaldua General Tomás Cipriano de ...

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