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(Spanish estremaˈðura)
(Placename) a region of W Spain: arid and sparsely populated except in the valleys of the Tagus and Guardiana rivers. Area: 41 593 sq km (16 059 sq miles)
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(ˌɛs trə məˈdʊər ə)

also Extremadura

a region in W Spain, formerly a province.
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For Extremadura, Vazquez (2008) described a new taxon: Serapias maria F.M.
Cajastur, Caja de Ahorros del Mediterraneo (CAM), Caja Extremadura and Caja Cantabria would together create a new banking group, which would have EUR135bn in assets.
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The 12,600-pound campaign, being launched by Extremadura's socialist government, is aimed at teaching young people how best to set about 'sexual self-exploration'.
Rechilda Extremadura, Lila Pilipina vice chairwoman, said the 173-member group is appalled by Arroyo's continued silence on their demands and her government's actions.
1997: Joins Second Division outfit Extremadura and leads them to promotion.1999: Extremadura relegated from top flight after a play- off defeat to Villarreal,earlier finishing the season 17th.