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Horta

(hôr`tə, Port. ôr`tə), town (1991 pop. 4,907), capital of Horta dist., in the AzoresAzores
, Port. Açores [Port.,=hawks], islands (1991 pop. 241,592), 905 sq mi (2,344 sq km), and autonomous region of Portugal, in the Atlantic Ocean, c.900 mi (1,448 km) W of mainland Portugal.
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, Portugal, on Faial island. It has an excellent harbor with shipyards and is a military air base.
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Horta

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Victor. 1861--1947, Belgian architect, best known for his early buildings in Art Nouveau style

Horta

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a port in the Azores, on the SE coast of Fayal Island
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