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city, Spain: see LleidaLleida
or Lérida
, city (1990 pop. 111,825), capital of Lleida prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, on the Segre River. Lleida is the center of a fertile farm area and has a limited variety of manufactures. The ancient Ilerda, it was taken (49 B.C.
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a city in Catalonia, northeastern Spain, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, on the Segre River; administrative center of the Lérida province. Population, 88,900 (1971). Transportation junction on the Saragossa-Barcelona main railroad line. Lérida is a trade center for an agricultural region, supplying Spain and the foreign market with vegetables, fruits, and poultry and pork products. It has a brewery, and ceramic products are manufactured.

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The shock victory of 50-1 chance Lerida in the opening novice hurdle was put in the shade when 100-1 chance Eden Linty struck in the bumper for trainer Wilf Storey, on a day when four odds-on shots were beaten
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