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É·vo·ra

 (ĕ′vo͝o-rə)
A city of central Portugal east of Lisbon. It is noted for its ancient Roman ruins, including a large temple.

Évora

(Portuguese ˈɛvura)
n
(Placename) a city in S central Portugal: ancient Roman settlement; occupied by the Moors from 712 to 1166; residence of the Portuguese court in 15th and 16th centuries. Pop: 56 525 (2001). Ancient name: Ebora
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Vizconde da Esperanca, presidente da camara municipal de Evora.
Living up to the Lotus name is not an easy task but the Evora does it in style.
From the green north to the drier south, from busy Lisbon to more traditional UNESCO-listed Porto and Evora, there is interesting history and spectacular landscapes to discover.
The World Heritage City of Evora is a good base to use when exploring the region.
American figure skater Amanda Evora, 25, grew up in Bahrain.
Drop-dead gorgeous styling, a remarkable blend of performance with comfort and the availability of a 2+2 configuration have made the Evora a tempting alternative proposition in the sports car market.
With doors wide enough to allow access to the tiny rear seats, the Evora might prove troublesome in supermarket parking bays, and limited storage provision and the absence of a glovebox mean there's little room for oddments.
Cesaria Evora began her career as a singer in Mindelo on the island of Sao Vicente more than 45 years ago.
Al igual que Cesaria Evora, Lura transmite elementos nostalgicos de "Saudade" (o sea, canciones de caracter melancolico).
SPORTS car maker Lotus has defied the gloom still enveloping the automotive industry by taking on extra staff to cope with demand for its new Evora model.
Taking the title from defending world champion Nelson Evora, Idowu jumped a personal best of 17.
73metres in the triple jump to beat his great rival, Nelson Evora of Portugal, into second place by 18 centimetres.