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Alcobaça a.k.a. Alcobaça, Portugal: Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. The city grew along the valleys of the rivers Alcoa and Baça, from which it derives its name. The municipality population in 2011 was 56,693, in an area of 408.14 km². The city proper has a population of 15,800 inhabitants.

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Google previewThe Athenæum (1847)

From Batalha to Alcobaça is a pretty ride—the country being hilly ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture (2012)

by Colum Hourihane

Alcobaça Abbey. View ofthe nave, begun 1158. Photo credit: Mathieu Glachant transepts, and from the large circular window and other openings in the original façade, which were retained in the 18th-century rebuilding. The chevet consists of ...

Google previewMason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack (2016)

by Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg

Alcobaça Spotted (N Portugal) In the mid 19th century the Bisaro (qv) was being crossed with Berkshire pigs from England, resulting in the black-and-white Granja, Sintrão or Torrejano. Today the type is represented in the Malhado de ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Library Histories (2016)

by David H. Stam

In Portugal the earliest medieval libraries are documented at Guimaräes, then Porto, and later at the Cistercian abbey of Alcobaça and ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

Mexico alcaparraSpainCaper alcaravea Spain Caraway alcaravia Portugal Caraway alce Italy Elk Alchemillavulgaris Botanical name Lady's mantle Alcobaça Portugal Asemihard cheese made from ewes' milk with a white smooth paste and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, ancient and modern, etc (1834)

by Josiah CONDER (Editor of “The Patriot.”.)

The tide extends 26 leagues higher up, to Fort Alcobaça; and the navigation is so far uninterrupted by either rocks or rapids. Canoes ascend to a military post at the confluence of the Araguaya and the Toccantines. This river forms, in the lower ...

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