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Elvas

(ĕl`vəsh), town (1991 pop. 13,422), E central Portugal, in Altro Alentejo, near the Spanish border. Jewelry is made there. A heavily fortified town, it was important in all the Portuguese wars but particularly in the wars against Spain after Portugal revolted (1640) against Spanish control and in the Peninsular War. The town retains a Moorish castle and aqueduct and a late Gothic cathedral.
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No one told him, and he proceeded into the dining-room, to eat Elvas plums.
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For Portugal: Azeitonas de Conserva de Elvas e Campo Maior (PDO) - Chourica de Carne de Barroso-Montalegre (PGI) - Chourico de Abobora de Barroso-Montalegre (PGI) - Sangueira de Barroso-Montalegre (PGI) - Batata de Tras-os-Montes (PGI) - Salpicao de Barroso-Montalegre (PGI) - Alheira de Barroso-Montalegre (PGI) - Cordeiro de Barroso, Anho de Barroso or Borrego de leite de Barroso (PGI) - Azeite do Alentejo Interior (PDO) - Paio de Beja (PGI) - Linguica do Baixo Alentejo or Chourico de carne do Baixo Alentejo (PGI).
We practiced a few emergency, low-visibility approaches (ELVAs), which gave us time to acclimate to the goggles before we started the NVG dopplers.
As soon as the ELVAs were finished, we told the ASTAC we were going to do a few NVG dopplers.
Among the numerous winners she has thrown is Elvas Choice (by Right Move UK), runner-up in the 1996 Champion Stakes at Shelbourne Park.
What we think about the De Soto expedition depends mainly on what we think about what have long been considered the four major written sources: 1) the "official" report of factor Luys Hernandez de Biedma, one of three royal officials in De Soto's entourage, 2) the account of Rodrigo Rangel, De Soto's private secretary, as condensed by sixteenth-century historian Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes ("Oviedo/Rangel"), 3) the Relacam (1557) of the anonymous "Gentleman of Elvas," purportedly one of the Portuguese fidalgos who served under De Soto, and 4) La Florida del Inca (1605) by Garcilaso de la Vega, Peruvian mestizo of royal lineage and Spanish man of letters.
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