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A group of caverns of northern Spain west-southwest of Santander. The caves contain magnificent specimens of Paleolithic art discovered in 1879.
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(Placename) a cave in N Spain, SW of Santander, noted for Old Stone Age wall drawings
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Al•ta•mi•ra(ˌæl təˈmɪər ə)
a cave in N Spain, near Santander, noted for its Upper Paleolithic polychrome paintings of bison, deer, and pigs.
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Altamira[ˌæltəˈmiːrə] N the Altamira caves → las cuevas de Altamira
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