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A city of southwest Portugal southeast of Lisbon on the Bay of Setúbal, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Setúbal is a port and processing center with a shipbuilding industry.


(Portuguese səˈtuβal)
(Placename) a port in SW Portugal, on Setúbal Bay south of Lisbon: an earthquake in 1755 destroyed most of the old town. Pop: 113 937 (2001)


(sɪˈtu bɑl)

1. Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in W Portugal.
2. a seaport on this bay, near Lisbon. 77,885.
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Noun1.Setubal - a port city on the Atlantic coast of Portugal to the southeast of Lisbon
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)