La Coruña

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La Co·ru·ña

 (lä′ kə-ro͞on′yə, kō-ro͞o′nyä)
A city of northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean west of Oviedo. Perhaps predating Roman times, it was the point of departure for the Spanish Armada (1588).

La Coruña

(Spanish la koˈruɲa)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: point of departure for the Spanish Armada (1588); site of the defeat of the French by the British under Sir John Moore in the Peninsular War (1809). Pop: 243 902 (2003 est). Galician name: A Coruña English name: Corunna

La Co•ru•ña

(ˌlɑ kəˈrun yə)
n.
a seaport in NW Spain. 241,808. Also called Coruña, Corunna.
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Despues de pasar unos dias en la Puebla del Caraminal, regreso hoy a la Coruna, el ilustre escritor D.
If Sir Alex Ferguson had been praying to the gods of football for anyone other than Deportivo La Coruna, then they cannot have been impressed by his sacrifices.
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A Deportivo La Coruna." supporter died following violent clashes between rival fans ahead of yesterday's Primera Division match between Atletico Madrid and Depor at the Vicente Calderon stadium.
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Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho was coy when asked about the reported attempts of a knife attack on him at the La Coruna airport last week.
And with around 50 Toon fans here in La Coruna, the curly-haired defender, along with his team-mate Xisco, were the subject of taunts of "gracias" from Deportivo La Coruna supporters last night, a reference to the fact that Newcastle paid a combined fee of pounds 15.7m for the pair.
Ex-West Ham and Spurs star Fredi Kanoute scored twice as his Seville side stayed top with a 4-0 trouncing of Deportivo La Coruna.