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(Military) the surname of several noted Carthaginian generals, including Hamilcar, Hasdrubal, and Hannibal
ˈBarcan adj
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or Cir•e•na•i•ca

(ˌsɪr əˈneɪ ɪ kə, ˌsaɪ rə-)

1. an ancient district in N Africa.
2. the E part of Libya.
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For hot, cold, moist, and dry, four Champions fierce Strive here for Maistrie, and to Battel bring Thir embryon Atoms; they around the flag Of each his faction, in thir several Clanns, Light-arm'd or heavy, sharp, smooth, swift or slow, Swarm populous, unnumber'd as the Sands Of BARCA or CYRENE'S torrid soil, Levied to side with warring Winds, and poise Thir lighter wings.
Magic Barca is an addition to the popular attractions of Marina Village, the new commercial centre of Barcelona that contains Frank Gehry's Fish.
The Brazilian has largely failed to live up to his club record transfer fee of 165 million euros since joining from Liverpool in January 2018 and his underwhelming displays have seen him booed by Barca supporters.
Needing three goals in the second half, Barca coach Carles Rexach brought on Marc Overmars at halftime, switching full-back Carles Puyol to the left and taking off Coco.
The federation is urging the government to consider indexing pensions twice a year, in April and October, from 2021, said Barca. If pensions are indexed once a year, the smaller pensions will never increase substantially.
"We are recruiting no-one at the moment, especially not this player (Neymar) with whom we have had no contact.However, media reports indicated that intermediaries between PSG and Barca had hammered out the terms of the deal which would free the Brazilian star to return to Barcelona this summer.
Barca captain Lionel Messi will be able to lift the trophy in front of their supporters after Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales said the team would be handed the silverware today, instead of at their final home game of the campaign.
'He arrived at a difficult time for Barca as we hadn't won anything for a long time,' Puyol reflected as he spoke about the Brazilian superstar.
Suarez then rounded Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes to lay on a perfect pass for the unmarked Philippe Coutinho to nudge into an open net and double Barca's lead, although Lyon hauled themselves back into contention with a second-half strike from Lucas Tousart.
In the U14 Division, Barca Academy Guardiola defeated City FC 3--2, while FSC Foxes had to work hard for a close 1-0 win over Go Pro Academy.