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 (bä′də-hōz′, -thä-hōth′)
A city of southwest Spain on the Guadiana River near the border of Portugal. An ancient fortress city, it rose to prominence under the Moors as the seat (1022-1094) of an independent emirate.
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(ˈbædəˌhɒz; Spanish baˈðaxoθ)
(Placename) a city in SW Spain: strategically positioned near the frontier with Portugal. Pop: 138 415 (2003 est)
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(ˌbɑ ðɑˈhɔθ)

a city in SW Spain. 126,340.
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