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Minho

(mēn`yo͞o), historical province, NW Portugal, between the Minho and Douro rivers. Braga is the capital. This region was settled by the Celts, who left many hill forts, and by the Romans. Geological faults traverse the area. The irrigated landscape supports intensive agricultural activity. Corn and fruits are grown here. Timbering, fishing, and textile manufacturing are important in some localities.

Minho

(Span mēn`yō, Port. mēn`yo͞o), Span. Miño, river, c.210 mi (340 km) long, rising in Galicia, NW Spain, and flowing generally SW to the Atlantic Ocean. The Sil is its chief tributary. The lower part of the Minho forms a section of the border between Spain and Portugal. Hydroelectricity is produced near Ourense, Spain.

Minho

 

a historical region of northern Portugal, consisting primarily of the territory between the Douro (Spanish, Duero) and Minho (Spanish, Mino) rivers along the Atlantic coast. Area, approximately 5,000 sq km. Population, 889,700 (1971). Minho includes the districts of Viana do Castelo and Braga and is a densely populated, intensively cultivated part of the country. The region includes minor industrial centers in Brāga, Guimaraes, Fafe, and Barcelos, and it is a main source of Portuguese emigration.

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Her brother Minho tried to cheer her up by buying her a fish, which she placed in her jar to swim.
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Flying direct from Birmingham Departs May, June, July, September & October 2015 Discover some of Portugal's best-kept secrets, including wine-producing Oporto, the delightful Minho region, and the stunning Peneda Geres National Park, on this ever-popular escorted holiday based on the beautiful Costa Verde.
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The away side haven't played since mid-December, and should come into the Derby of Minho in decent health and all-guns blazing.