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ˈlɪz bən; liʒˈbɔ əLis·bon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lisbon, Lisboa, capital of Portugal(noun)

    capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal; a major port in western Portugal on Tagus River where it broadens and empties into the Atlantic

Wiktionary

  1. Lisbon(ProperNoun)

    The capital of Portugal and of the district of Lisbon.

  2. Lisbon(ProperNoun)

    A district of Portugal.

  3. Lisbon(ProperNoun)

    A sweet, light-coloured wine from Portugal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lisbon(noun)

    a sweet, light-colored species of wine, produced in the province of Estremadura, and so called as being shipped from Lisbon, in Portugal

Freebase

  1. Lisbon

    Lisbon is the capital city and largest city of Portugal with a population of 547,631 within its administrative limits on a land area of 84.8 km². The urban area of Lisbon extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of over 3 million on an area of 958 km², making it the 11th most populous urban area in the European Union. About 3,035,000 people live in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. Lisbon is the westernmost large city located in Europe, as well as its westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. It lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. Lisbon is recognised as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education, and tourism. It is one of the major economic centres on the continent, with a growing financial sector and the largest/second largest container port on Europe's Atlantic coast. Lisbon Portela Airport serves over 15.3 million passengers annually; the motorway network and the high-speed rail system of link the main cities of Portugal. The city is the seventh-most-visited city in Southern Europe, after Istanbul, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid, Athens, and Milan, with 1,740,000 tourists in 2009. The Lisbon region is the wealthiest region in Portugal, GDP PPP per capita is 26,100 euros. It is the tenth richest metropolitan area by GDP on the continent amounting to 110 billion euros and thus €39,375 per capita, 40% higher than the average European Union's GDP per capita. The city occupies 32nd place of highest gross earnings in the world. Most of the headquarters of multinationals in the country are located in the Lisbon area and it is the ninth city in the world in terms of quantity of international conferences. It is also the political centre of the country, as seat of Government and residence of the Head of State. The seat of the district of Lisbon and the centre of the Lisbon region.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lisbon

    liz′bon, n. a light-coloured wine from Estremadura in Portugal.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lisbon

    the capital of Portugal, a magnificent town, built on the N. bank of the Tagus, 9 m. from its mouth, extends along the banks of the river 9 m. and inland 5 m.; it boasts of an array of fine buildings and squares, a number of literary and scientific institutions, and a spacious harbour; is remarkable for a marble aqueduct which brings water more than 10 m. across the valley of Alcantara; the manufactures include tobacco, soap, wool, and chemicals, and the exports wine, oil, and fruits; it suffered from an earthquake of great violence in 1755, by which the greater part of the city was destroyed, and from 30,000 to 40,000 of the inhabitants were killed.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Lisbon

    Anciently Olisipo or Ulyssippo, after Ulysses, who, visiting Portugal with Lucus, is traditionally stated to have laid the foundations of the city.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lisbon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lisbon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Lisbon in a Sentence

  1. Barry Silkman:

    You have to remember that when Cristiano Ronaldo was at Sporting Lisbon, Mendes wasn't doing any big deals.

Images & Illustrations of Lisbon

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