Coimbra


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Co·im·bra

 (kō-ĭm′brə, kwĭm′-, kwēN′-)
A city of central Portugal north-northeast of Lisbon. It is noted for its university, founded in Lisbon in 1290 and transferred to Coimbra in 1537.

Coimbra

(Portuguese ˈkuimbrə)
n
(Placename) a city in central Portugal: capital of Portugal from 1190 to 1260; seat of the country's oldest university. Pop: 148 474 (2001)
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1)Emerit Professor of Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal