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A city of northern Spain on a high plateau south-southwest of Bilbao. Founded c. 884, it was the capital of the kingdom of Castile in the 11th century and of Francisco Franco's regime during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).


(Placename) a city in N Spain, in Old Castile: cathedral. Pop: 169 317 (2003 est)


(ˈbur gɔs)

a city in N Spain. 163,910.
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Spies had been sent out in the morning, and returned after nightfall to say that the King of Spain was encamped some fourteen miles off in the direction of Burgos, having with him twenty thousand horse and forty-five thousand foot.
In front of them there lay a broad plain, watered by two winding streams and covered with grass, stretching away to where, in the furthest distance, the towers of Burgos bristled up against the light blue morning sky.
Cordova, Seville, Toledo, Leon, Tarragona, Burgos. The great painters of Spain were the painters of his soul, and his pulse beat quickly as he pictured his ecstasy on standing face to face with those works which were more significant than any others to his own tortured, restless heart.
El poema que aparece en las varias ediciones de la obra poetica de Burgos esta plagado de errores ortograficos y de gramatica: la palabra daysies y las frases my lips responds, my eyes responds o rebelion heart aparecen en todas estas ediciones sin ser parte del poema escrito a mano.
Burgos, Ilocos Sur -- The heroism of Jose Apolonio G.
The garage operated by Rolando Ramos, the alleged drug dealer that Worcester police Officer Carlos Burgos was convicted in federal court of protecting, abuts the property of Bill Breault, chairman of the Main South Alliance for Public Safety.
Tenders are invited for demand concession for the exploitation of press kiosk of the bus station in burgos
During the transaction, Adiong allegedly fired shots and hit Police Officer 1 (PO1) Mark Anthony Burgos in the chest.
Two of Ozgar's four victories came against the amazing teenage brothers, Alam and Ivan Burgos of Ontario, Canada.
Becoming Julia de Burgos meets substantial challenges.
Burgos stressed that probation was the just punishment, but might subject the judge to public scrutiny.
Tenders are invited for acquisition, installation and configuration of 100 computers in 50 telecentres in the province of burgos whose locations are defined in section b.1 of the table of particular characteristics (ccp).