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A city of northeast Spain west of Barcelona. Julius Caesar defeated Pompey's generals here in 49 bc. During the Spanish Civil War it was a key defense point for Barcelona but fell to the Nationalists (April 1938) after a nine-month battle.
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(Placename) a city in NE Spain, in Catalonia: commercial centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 118 035 (2003 est). Catalan name: Lleida
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Lé•ri•da(ˈlɛr ɪ də)
a city in NE Spain. 111,507.
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