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 (lôr′kə, -kä), Federico García
See Federico García Lorca.


(Spanish ˈlɔrka)
(Placename) a town in SE Spain, on the Guadalentín River. Pop: 82 511 (2003 est)


(Spanish ˈlɔrka)
(Biography) Federico García (feðeˈriko ɡarˈθia). 1898–1936, Spanish poet and dramatist. His poetry, such as Romancero gitano (1928), shows his debt to Andalusian folk poetry. His plays include the trilogy Bodas de sangre (1933), Yerma (1934), and La Casa de Bernarda Alba (1936)

Gar•cí•a Lor•ca

(gɑrˈsi ə ˈlɔr kə)
Federico, 1899–1936, Spanish poet and playwright.
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Noun1.Lorca - Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)
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To be named now as the 'Most Friendly Dataroom' is a testament to all the hardwork that happens behind the scenes," finished Lorca.
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The Garcia Lorca portfolio which contains coloured lithographs and serigraphs originated in the 1990ies.
Over the years, I have read scientific texts, poured over the correspondence of Lorca, Cajal, del Rio-Hortega and others, examined drawings, and conversed with family members and students of the three men and their contemporaries.
Lorca is also a place where lots of underground water gets pumped up for farming and drinking.
Large chunks of stone and brick fell from the facade of a church in Lorca as a reporter for Spanish state TV was broadcasting live from the scene.
It's 50 years since they had a major one and just a number of days before we were in Lorca.
Lorca has a population of about 90,000 but was transformed into a ghost town, with a steady stream of cars carrying fearful residents to nearby cities.
The death toll in the town of Lorca in Murcia province in south-east Spain reached nine.
LORCA, Spain: Thousands of Spaniards stunned by the country's deadliest earthquake in 55 years didn't know Thursday whether they would be able to return to their homes following a pair of moderate quakes that killed nine people and caused extensive damage in this small agricultural city.
Spanish police officers look at the rubble of a fallen building in Lorca after the town was hit by Spain's deadliest earthquake in over 50 years