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A city of northern Spain east-southeast of Bilbao. An ancient Basque city, it was captured by the Visigoths, Franks, and Moors and became the capital of the kingdom of Navarre (824-1512). The city is known for its annual running of the bulls during the feast of San Fermin.
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Pamplona(pæmˈpləʊnə; Spanish pamˈplona)
(Placename) a city in N Spain in the foothills of the Pyrenees: capital of the kingdom of Navarre from the 11th century until 1841. Pop: 190 937 (2003 est). Former name: Pampeluna
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Pam•plo•na(pæmˈploʊ nə, pɑm-)
a city in N Spain. 183,703.
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