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Gerona,

city, Spain: see GironaGirona
or Gerona
, city (1990 pop. 70,876), capital of Girona prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, on the Onyar River. There are food, textile, paper, chemical, machinery, and other industries in Girona.
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Gerona

 

a city in northeastern Spain, in Catalonia. Capital of the province of Gerona. Population, 56,000 (1973). A railroad junction, Gerona is situated at the point where the Oñar River empties into the Ter. Industries include wine-making, cork processing, and the production of textiles, chemicals, and electronic equipment.

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Gerona

a city in NE Spain: city walls and 14th-century cathedral; often besieged, in particular by the French (1809). Pop.: 81 220 (2003 est.)
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