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Sp. ˌθɑ rɑˈgɔ θɑ, ˌsɑ rɑˈgɔ sɑZaragoza

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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


  1. Zaragozanoun

    The capital city of the region of Aragon, in Spain.

    Etymology: From Zaragoza, from (saraqusTa), from Caesaraugusta, named after Roman Emperor Augustus.


  1. Zaragoza

    Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. It is situated on the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and the Gállego, near the centre of the region, in a valley with a variety of landscapes, ranging from desert to thick forest, meadows and mountains. On 1 September 2010 the population of the city of Zaragoza was 701,090, within its administrative limits on a land area of 1,062.64 km², ranking fifth in Spain. It is the 35th most populous municipality in the European Union. The population of the metropolitan area was estimated in 2006 at 783,763 inhabitants. The municipality is home to more than 50 percent of the Aragonese population. The city lies at an elevation of 199 metres. Zaragoza hosted Expo 2008 in the summer of 2008, a world's fair on water and sustainable development. It was also candidate for the European Capital of Culture in 2016. The city is famous for its folklore, a renowned local gastronomy, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace. Together with La Seo and the Aljafería, several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Fiestas del Pilar are among the most celebrated festivals in Spain.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Zaragoza

    . See Saragossa.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. zaragoza

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zaragoza in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zaragoza in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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