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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).
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(Placename) a city in N Spain, in Old Castile: cathedral. Pop: 169 317 (2003 est)
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a city in N Spain. 163,910.
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