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city, Spain: see LleidaLleida
or Lérida
, city (1990 pop. 111,825), capital of Lleida prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, on the Segre River. Lleida is the center of a fertile farm area and has a limited variety of manufactures. The ancient Ilerda, it was taken (49 B.C.
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a city in Catalonia, northeastern Spain, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, on the Segre River; administrative center of the Lérida province. Population, 88,900 (1971). Transportation junction on the Saragossa-Barcelona main railroad line. Lérida is a trade center for an agricultural region, supplying Spain and the foreign market with vegetables, fruits, and poultry and pork products. It has a brewery, and ceramic products are manufactured.

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Leyenda: Ares nacio en Lerida hace 30 anos, lleva desde que era una adolescente trabajando en la radio y la television y ademas es actriz de teatro.
Finca Lerida in Boquete Panama" was written by Jackie Lange, the founder and general manager of the Panama Relocation Tours.
Lerida Group representative Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Ghorab al Marri said, "Like with Buono chocolates, our endeavour with Cafe Brouq is to stay true to our Qatari roots while offering a piece of the modern (Western) world -- right here in Souq Waqif, which is a wonderful example of the old-new metaphor.
Cataluna se compone para sus elecciones autonomicas de cuatro circunscripciones que coinciden con sus cuatro provincias (Barcelona, Tarragona, Lerida y Gerona), a las cuales les corresponde un numero de escanos en el Parlamento Catalan fijo a lo largo de las elecciones celebradas entre 1980 y 2012.
La segunda diocesis con mayor porcentaje de victimas sacerdotales fue Lerida (65,8%), buena parte de las cuales fueron ejecutadas en su territorio aragones, incorporado a Barbastro en 1995 y 1998, pasando a denominarse la diocesis Barbastro-Monzon.
Jockey-turned-trainer Peter Niven struck for the first time in 156 days as Follow The Sun (8-1) turned a pull in the weights with Lerida for their recent meeting at Huntingdon to his advantage in the 1.
Richmond trainer Sharon Watt was laid low with influenza but the victory of Lerida in the 2m1/ 2f handicap chase should have provided a welcome tonic.
Face veils are banned in all public spaces in the relatively small towns of Lerida and El Vendrell, which like Barcelona are in the northeastern region of Catalonia in Spain.
Lerida (Spain), May 29 (ANI): The Catalan council of Lerida has approved a law prohibiting the use of full-face veils, the first authority in the country to do so.
The Spanish have dominated the Davis Cup over the past decade, also winning in 2000, 2004 and 2008, and are undefeated in 18 home ties stretching back to April 1999 when they lost 3-2 to Brazil in Lerida.
Asi por ejemplo que Palhares no era una diocesis, sino una region de la provincia de Lerida.