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 (săr′ə-gŏs′ə) also Za·ra·go·za (zăr′ə-gō′zə, thä′rä-gō′thä)
A city of northeast Spain on the Ebro River northeast of Madrid. An important city under Roman rule, it was held by the Moors from 714 until 1118.


(Placename) the English name for Zaragoza


(ˌsær əˈgɒs ə)

a city in NE Spain, on the Ebro River. 596,080. Spanish, Zaragoza.
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Noun1.Saragossa - an ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern SpainSaragossa - an ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain; formerly the capital of Aragon
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power


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This Frenchman and one of the German princes serving with the Russian army were discussing the siege of Saragossa and considering the possibility of defending Moscow in a similar manner.
But the author of this history, though he has devoted research and industry to the discovery of the deeds achieved by Don Quixote in his third sally, has been unable to obtain any information respecting them, at any rate derived from authentic documents; tradition has merely preserved in the memory of La Mancha the fact that Don Quixote, the third time he sallied forth from his home, betook himself to Saragossa, where he was present at some famous jousts which came off in that city, and that he had adventures there worthy of his valour and high intelligence.
The names which Athelny mentioned, Avila, Tarragona, Saragossa, Segovia, Cordova, were like trumpets in his heart.
1809 Saragossa, Spain is captured by French forces after a bloody siege.
They also show that the edition commonly attributed to al-Harawi in the 10th century is actually his revision of a translation by al-Mahani in the ninth century, and that both the King of Saragossa Ibn Hud (d.
The final chapter, though it darts around in time, is an illuminating examination of how current negative attitudes towards abortion in the secular sphere draw from the source waters of texts and textual analyses made during the early Middle Ages--by Julian of Toledo, Braulio of Saragossa, Augustine--and how those pronouncements and musings on the subject also differ.
For a battlefield epic of its length and scale, production went quite smoothly, the major difficulties centering on the star's drinking and the refusal of snow to fall near Saragossa in a timely manner to enable prompt filming of the climactic Battle of the Bulge scenes.
La integracion anunciada se aventura polemica ya que no es completa, pues no afecta a todos los entes gestores, y los parametros juridicos de la Ley 26/2006 ofrecen potenciales dificultades de acoplamiento con el regimen actual (SARAGOSSA i SARAGOSSA, 2012).
The second captured Murcia and the third advanced toward Saragossa.
Employing around 500 workers at the sites in Valencia, Saragossa and Martorell Valautomocion provides services for its customers Ford, Opel, SEAT and Kautex in Spain.
The truth is that, on leaving the duke and duchess, Don Quixote wanted to get to Saragossa.
His two major philosophical and theological works are a massive commentary on the fourth book of Scotus's commentary on the fourth book of the Sentences in two volumes, published in Spain, at Saragossa and Tarazona, in the years 1614-1615, and the work with which we shall be mainly concerned, the Tractatus de actibus humanis.