Bussaco

Bussaco

or

Busaco,

Port. Buçaco (all: bo͞osä`kō), locality, W central Portugal, in Beira, near Coimbra and around Mt. Bussaco. Now a summer resort, it was formerly a place of seclusion and penitence for monks. At Bussaco in 1810, British and Portuguese troops under Wellington decisively defeated the French in the Peninsular War.
References in periodicals archive ?
O periplo de seis meses teve inicio em abril de 1923: Lisboa, Sintra, Bussaco, Porto, Vila do Conde, Ajuda, Aveiro, Coimbra, Viana do Castelo.
In Carboniferous and Silurian Formations of the Neighborhood of Bussaco in Portugal (Ribeiro, C., ed.), Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, 9, 146-158.
(Heaney 1991a: 36) (67) While it would be of course impossible to argue that Nathaniel Hawthorne's fictions construct the "usual" boy-meets-girl kinds of plots (Bussaco 2009: 487), it is nonetheless tempting to conclude with an ahistorical and quasi-essentialist discordant reality principle, one that may obviate the formidable charges of misanthropy, misandry, and especially of misogyny.
T Carreiro471, COI00020468; Bussaco, VII-1883, F Laureiro s.n., COI00020479.
restaurant, Bussaco, guests are offered both six- and three-ounce pours, for instance.
Even so, at that time, 27 September 1910 was the high point in the commemorations, resulting in a series of competitions for sculptures, monuments, and statues, as well as events such as military re-enactments on the Bussaco heights, carried out by the Portuguese Army in the presence of the last King of Portugal, Manuel II.
There's another reminder of Iron Duke Wellington at the Bussaco Palace Hotel, an hour's drive from Coimbra.
Chartrand, R., Bussaco, 1810: Wellington Defeats Napoleon's Marshals (London: Praeger, 2005) 96 pp.
Our destination was the forest of Bussaco and the Bussaco Palace Hotel about 20 miles from Coimbra.