Cintra


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Cintra:

see SintraSintra
or Cintra
, town (1991 pop. 20,750), Lisboa dist., W Portugal, in Estremadura. The region has orange groves and vineyards as well as marble quarries, but Cintra is known primarily for its beautiful mountain location.
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, Portugal.
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