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Alicante

(älēkän`tā), city (1990 pop. 267,485), capital of Alicante prov., SE Spain, in Valencia. A Mediterranean port, it has exports of wine, oil, cereals, fruit, and esparto from the fertile surrounding region. Metallurgical and chemical industries as well as fishing and waterfront tourism are important. The Romans had a naval base on the site. The town was permanently recaptured from the Moors c.1250.

Alicante

a port in SE Spain: commercial centre. Pop.: 305 911 (2003 est.)
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Three divisions are not strictly chronological: "Els fonaments del pont" begins upon Marta's return to her native Alacant after twelve years in Naples, after the deaths of her grandmother and parents, with flashbacks to adolescence and a preview of her move to Italy.
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