Vigo


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Vi·go

 (vē′gō, bē′-)
A city of northwest Spain on the Bay of Vigo, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Vigo is a naval base and major shipping and fishing center.

Vigo

(ˈviːɡəʊ; Spanish ˈbiɡo)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Spain, in Galicia on Vigo Bay (an inlet of the Atlantic): site of a British and Dutch naval victory (1702) over the French and Spanish. Pop: 292 566 (2003 est)

Vi•go

(ˈvi goʊ)

n.
1. Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in NW Spain.
2. a seaport on this bay. 263,998.
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They wanted to be taken to a Spanish port, and, if not to Cadiz, into Vigo Bay, situated on the northwest coast of Spain, and which was not blocked.
Admiral Chateau-Renaud had the rashness to obey this injunction, and the galleons entered Vigo Bay.
Now, to disembark these ingots at the port of Vigo was depriving them of their rights.
1702, the English vessels arrived in Vigo Bay, when Admiral Chateau-Renaud, in spite of inferior forces, fought bravely.
Aronnax," replied Captain Nemo, "we are in that Vigo Bay; and it rests with yourself whether you will penetrate its mysteries.
Here, on the contrary, I have but to pick up what man has lost--and not only in Vigo Bay, but in a thousand other ports where shipwrecks have happened, and which are marked on my submarine map.
But allow me to tell you that in exploring Vigo Bay you have only been beforehand with a rival society.
Lord John Roxton and I turned down Vigo Street together and through the dingy portals of the famous aristocratic rookery.
Vigo should be written to, and invited to accept the office of companion to Mrs.
Comprehensive maintenance of public lighting installations in tunnels, underpasses, utility tunnels, power and renewable energy facilities of the City of Vigo.
Vigo sit third in the table with only Real Madrid and Barcelona ahead of them and while it is still early days, they might already be dreaming of a place in Europe next term.
18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CTL announced the opening of a European office in Vigo, Spain today in order to serve the European education market.