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Mondego

 

(Rio Mondego), a river in Portugal. Length, 227 km; basin area, 6,700 sq km. The Mondego rises on the northeastern slopes of the Serra da Estrêla, flowing mostly in the mountains; it empties into the Atlantic. There is winter flooding; while low water is in summer. There are sharp fluctuations in water level and flow (changes in water discharges from 1 to 3,000 cu m per sec). The river is navigable for 80 km from its mouth. The city of Coimbra is on the river, and Figueira da Foz is near its mouth.

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Every Saturday night I went around the pubs in town, then to Johnny''s, then the Mondego, then, at around five in the morning, to The Candlelight for something to eat.
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This is a history of the Peninsular campaign, from Wellesley's landing at Mondego Bay in 1808 to the allied victory at Waterloo in 1815 although Wellesley only took command in 1809.
On I August 1808, the British expeditionary force under Sir Arthur Wellesley arrived in Mondego Bay, on the coast of Portugal; it defeated Junot on 21 August but did not pursue: Sir Hew Dalrymple landed after Wellesley, and conveyed the government policy of caution.
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