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Sa·gun·to

 (sə-go͞on′tō, sä-)
A city of eastern Spain north-northeast of Valencia. Founded by Greek colonists and later allied with Rome, it was besieged and captured by Carthaginian forces led by Hannibal (219-218 bc), thus precipitating the Second Punic War. Sagunto was held by the Moors from ad 713 until 1238.

Sagunto

(Spanish saˈɣunto)
n
(Placename) an industrial town in E Spain, near Valencia: allied to Rome and made a heroic resistance to the Carthaginian attack led by Hannibal (219–218 bc). Pop: 58 287 (2003 est). Ancient name: Saguntum

Sa•gun•to

(səˈgun toʊ)

n.
a city in E Spain, north of Valencia: besieged by Hannibal 219–218 B.C. 54,759. Ancient, Sa•gun′tum (-ˈgʌn təm)
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Contract notice: Surveillance and security services in the centers dependent on the departments of ganda, Marina baixa and sagunto, And the integral maintenance of the alarm and protection systems
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2006: Winter reproduction of Eliomys quercinus (Rodentia) in the orange groves of Sagunto (Valencia, Spain).
A hospital in Carcaixent, south of the Mediterranean metropolis, had to transfer more than 30 of its patients to other hospitals, while 250 students in the town of Sagunto left their school building due to dense smoke.
Before joining Sener, he acted as representative for the ACS group, between 2002 and 2010, in a number of joint tenders and projects with Sener, such as the Saggas regasification terminal in Sagunto (phase 1 and extensions), the extension to the BBG regasification terminal in Zierbena, and the Castor underground storage system, all of them in Spain, as well as the Cangrejera CCR project for Pemex, in Mexico.
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital de Sagunto, Valencia, Spain
Summary: A new freight shipping line between Rades and Sagunto, Spain will come into service on December 7, 2015, the Tunisian Shipping Company (CTN) announced in a statement Thursday.
TUNIS, (TAP) - A new freight shipping line between Rades and Sagunto, Spain will come into service on December 7, 2015, Tunisian Shipping Company (CTN) announced in a statement Thursday.
By adapting the hot-dip galvanising fine of its flat steel finishing plant in Sagunto, Spain, ArcelorMittal aims to meet the growing demand for innovative coatings for the automotive industry.