Ourique


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Ourique

(ōrē`kə), town (1991 pop. 1,339), Beja dist., S Portugal, in Baixo Alentejo. Although tradition says Alfonso I defeated the Moors there in 1139, the battle of Ourique was actually fought at some undetermined place nearby.
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There were originally quite a number of developments proposed but I believe plans were drafted for two in our neck of the woods, one to the west of Ourique and another to the south west of Almodovar.
When Ruth collected her to move into our apartment in Ourique she was infested, fleas, ticks, worms, you name it, she had it.
This year I have been watching the Portuguese teams, Almodovar Academicals, Ourique Wanderers and have learnt much, which would make a change at Town!
"We're forecasting that the first semester of 1998 will see an average price, but that availability of exports will be down due to the lower 199798 crop," said Febec's general secretary, Francisco Ourique.
Principal battles: Sao Mamede (near Vila Real) (1128); Ourique (1139).