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Huesca

(wā`skä), town (1990 pop. 42,805), capital of Huesca prov., NE Spain, in Aragón, at the foot of the Pyrenees. It is a farm center. In this ancient town Sertorius founded a school in 77 B.C. After Peter I of Aragón liberated it (1096) from the Moors, Huesca was the residence of the kings of Aragón until 1118. A university, later discontinued, was founded there in 1354. The 13th-century Gothic cathedral, the early Romanesque Church of San Pedro, and the royal palace of the Aragonese monarchs are notable landmarks.

Huesca

a city in NE Spain: Roman town, site of Quintus Sertorius' school (76 bc); 15th-century cathedral and ancient palace of Aragonese kings. Pop.: 47 609 (2003 est.)
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