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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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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.
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.
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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.
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.
Born in Saragossa, Spain, towards the end of the 11th century and most probably poisoned to death by rival physicians in Fez, Morocco in 1138, Ibn Bajjah excelled in the study of logical treatises, with critical commentaries on Aristotle and others mostly preserved at the Escorial, a remarkable building at the Monasterio de San Lorenzo about 44 kilometres northwest of Madrid.
The films in the program are: Wajda's 1957 "Kanal," 1958 "Ashes and Diamonds" and 1960 "Innocent Sorcerers," Kawalerowicz's 1959 "Night Train" and 1961 "Mother Joan of the Angels," Polanski's 1962 "Knife in the Water" and Has's 1965 "The Saragossa Manuscript.
6) It started with The Name of the Rose when among the alleged plagiarisms were mentioned several of Borges' short stories and Jan Potocki's The Manuscript Found in Saragossa.
Webster distinguishes that 'when the epic poem about his life, the Poema de Mio Cid, was composed some hundred years after his death, all mention of his having served Muslim rulers, such as Al-mu'tamin of Saragossa, was systematically left out' (Webster 2004: 57).
The other, a 1605 manuscript from the Real Colegio-Seminario de Corpus Christi, is the reverse: texts come straight from the 1568 Roman breviary, but analysis of the exordia, setting of Hebrew letters, and recitation tones shows broad musical influences from Saragossa and, less commonly, Toledo and Rome.