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ˌsær əˈgɒs əSaragos·sa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Zaragoza, Saragossanoun

    an ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain; formerly the capital of Aragon

Wiktionary

  1. Saragossanoun

    The former name of Zaragoza.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Saragossa

    an interesting city of Spain, and capital of Aragon, on the Ebro, which flows through it, 212 m. NE. of Madrid; its history goes back to far Roman times, and includes fierce struggles between Goths, Moors, and Spaniards, and a memorable siege by the French in 1808; being one of the earliest Christian cities of Spain it contains many interesting relics, cathedrals, &c.; there is a university, citadel, archiepiscopal palace, &c.; manufactures embrace cloth, silks, leather, &c.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. saragossa

    A city of Spain, the capital of a province of the same name, and formerly of the kingdom of Aragon. It is situated on the Ebro, which divides the city into two parts. It was a place of importance under the Romans, but there are few remains of the Roman city. It was taken by the Moors in the 8th century, and recovered from them in 1118, after a siege of five years, during which a great part of the inhabitants died of hunger. It was taken by the French in 1809, after a siege of eight months, and one of the most heroic defenses recorded in the history of modern warfare.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Saragossa

    A corruption of the Roman name Cæsarea Augusta.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saragossa in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saragossa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Saragossa in a Sentence

  1. Carl Sandburg:

    History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it.

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