There is more than one meaning of Tarragona discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
Evoked to the royal court a prosecution for abduction pending before the archbishop of Tarragona, declaring that the archbishop and the official were incompetent to judge noblemen.
TORTOSA, a fortified city of north-east Spain, in the province of Tarragona; 40 m.
Of the city of Tarragona, on the river Ebro 22 M.
For the next five years he sought every opportunity of inflicting defeat and humiliation on the Spanish navy, and he distinguished himself by his bravery in the engagement at Guetaria (1638), the expedition to Corunna (1639), and in battles at Tarragona (1641), Barcelona (1643), and the Cabo de Gata.
VALLS, a town of north-eastern Spain, in the province of Tarragona; 11 m.
Of Tarragona, on the Picamoixons-Roda railway.
25, 1809) had taken refuge in Tarragona; and Rosas had fallen (Dec. 5, 1808) to the French general Gouvion St Cyr who, having relieved Barcelona, was besieging Gerona.
1, 1811); Tarragona (June 28); and Murviedro (Oct.
Suchet, after the battle of Vitoria, evacuated Tarragona (Aug.
Towards the end of the same year a young workman of Tarragona, Oliva Marcousi, fired at the king in Madrid.
From Miranda to Mora the Bilbao-Tarragona railway follows the course of the Ebro along the right bank.
A full account of the physical features, and of the modern development of commerce, communications, &c., in this area is given in the articles on the four provinces Barcelona, Gerona, Lerida and Tarragona, into which Catalonia was divided in 1833.
Spain, in the province of Tarragona, on the Saragossa-Tarragona railway, 4 m.
14) the name of Julia Faventia (afterwards Augusta and Pia), with the status of a Roman colony; and thenceforward it rapidly grew to be the leading mart of the western Mediterranean, rivalling Tarraco (Tarragona) and Massilia (Marseilles) as early as the 2nd century A.D.
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By Tarragona and W.
Lerida is traversed by the main railway from Barcelona to Saragossa, and by a line from Tarragona to the city of Lerida.
(See CATALONIA.) Lerida, the capital of the Spanish province of Lerida, on the river Segre and the Barcelona-Saragossa and Lerida-Tarragona railways.
Hazel-nuts, under the name of Barcelona or Spanish nuts, are largely exported from France and Portugal, and especially Tarragona and other places in Spain.
There are three main types of wine with which consumers in the United Kingdom are familiar, namely Sherry, Tarragona (Spanish Port or Spanish Red) and wines of a claret type.
The most important industry, outside the southern districts, is, however, that in Catalonia, where, in the neighbourhood of the town of that name, the wine known as Tarragona or Spanish " port " is produced.
The finest Tarragona (which much resembles port) is made in the Priorato region, about 15 m.