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Ceu·ta(syo͞o′tə, thĕ′o͞o-tä, sĕ′-)
A Spanish city of northwest Africa, an enclave in Morocco on the Strait of Gibraltar. A flourishing trade city under the Arabs, it was taken by the Portuguese in 1415 and passed to Spain in 1580.
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(Placename) an enclave in Morocco on the Strait of Gibraltar, consisting of a port and military station: held by Spain since 1580. Pop: 74 931 (2003 est)
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Ceu•ta(ˈseɪ u tə, -tɑ)
a seaport and enclave of Spain in N Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar. 71,403.
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