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 (lā′rĭ-də, lĕ′rē-thä)
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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(Spanish ˈleriða)
(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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(ˈlɛr ɪ də)

a city in NE Spain. 111,507.
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Men fell around him as they had fallen at Rocroy or at Lerida. Fontrailles, his aide-de-camp, had an arm broken; his horse had received a bullet in his neck and he had difficulty in controlling him, maddened by pain.
Among them, the show's musical director and six time Grammy winner Federico Britos; Artistic Director Marcos Ayala, a world tango champion in Japan; Uruguayan singer Alfredo Lerida who is the show's general director and producer and a group of extraordinary artists with vast international paths for an unforgettable night.
Tomorrow's tips SEDGEFIELD: GAZETTE BET: 1.55 Mycenean Prince (nap), 2.25 Warrior One, 2.55 Pyracantha, 3.25 Caesar's Return (nb), 3.55 Lerida, 4.25 Angel Sun.
Tomorrow's tips HUNTINGDON: GAZETTE BET: 2.40 Lerida. NAOMI MATTHEW: 12.40 Jug Of Punch, 1.10 Molon Labe, 1.40 Quintus, 2.10 Cucumber Run, 2.40 Rince Donn, 3.10 Kartanian, 3.40 Ericht.
Earlier, Muriel Naughton sent out her first winner since January 2007 when the 20-1 shot Lerida took the 2m handicap chase.
Tomorrow's tips HUNTINGDON: GAZETTE BET: 2.40 Lerida. NAOMI MATTHEW: 12.40 Jug Of Punch, 1.10 Molon Labe, 1.40 Chilla Cilla, 2.10 Midnight Opera, 2.40 Rince Donn, 3.10 Kartanian, 3.40 Polurrian.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 Beautiful Vision, 2.45 Of Course, 3.20 Newman Des Plages, 3.55 Lerida, 4.30 Samizdat, 5.05 Jimmy Bond.
Cullinane was not seriously injured in the crash, which occurred while he was driving to ride morning work, but he felt shaken and did not travel to Carlisle, where he was due to partner Lerida, winner of the opening handicap chase.
The race went to 50-1 chance Lerida, who made most under Peter Buchanan.
As for the winner, pounds 10 was matched on the 50-1 winner Lerida at 120 before the off.
In the quarter-finals, the Bull of Lerida faced Guillermo Canas, whom he had beaten in the build-up in Barcelona.