La Coruña


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La Co·ru·ña

 (lä′ kə-ro͞on′yə, kō-ro͞o′nyä)
A city of northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean west of Oviedo. Perhaps predating Roman times, it was the point of departure for the Spanish Armada (1588).

La Coruña

(Spanish la koˈruɲa)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: point of departure for the Spanish Armada (1588); site of the defeat of the French by the British under Sir John Moore in the Peninsular War (1809). Pop: 243 902 (2003 est). Galician name: A Coruña English name: Corunna

La Co•ru•ña

(ˌlɑ kəˈrun yə)
n.
a seaport in NW Spain. 241,808. Also called Coruña, Corunna.