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Manresa

(mänrā`sə), city (1990 pop. 65,818), Barcelona prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, on the Cardoner River. It is an industrial center with textile, metallurgical, and glass industries. Of ancient origin, Manresa has a Roman bridge and a Gothic collegiate church. It is a place of pilgrimage because St. Ignatius of LoyolaIgnatius of Loyola, Saint
, 1491–1556, Spanish churchman, founder of the Jesuits (see Jesus, Society of), b. Loyola Castle near Azpeitia, Gipuzkoa, Spain. Early Life and Ordination
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 prayed there (1522) on his way back from MontserratMontserrat
or Monserrat
, mountain, 4,054 ft (1,236 m) high, NE Spain, rising abruptly from a plain in Catalonia, NW of Barcelona. On a narrow terrace, more than halfway up its precipitous cliffs, is a celebrated Benedictine monastery, one of the greatest religious
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. There is a conservatory of music in Manresa.

Manresa

 

a city in northeastern Spain, in Catalonia, on the Cardoner River (tributary of the Llobregat). Population, 57,800 (1970). Manresa is an industrial satellite of Barcelona. The cotton textile industry is well developed. Other industries include metalworking and metallurgy.

Manresa

a city in NE Spain: contains a cave used as the spiritual retreat of St Ignatius Loyola. Pop.: 67 269 (2003 est.)
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