Vimeiro


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Vimeiro

(vēmā`rō), village, Lisboa dist., W central Portugal, in Estremadura. It was the scene of a battle (1808) of the Peninsular War, in which Wellington defeated Junot, thus ending the first French invasion of Portugal.
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O vimeiro (Salix x rubens) e uma planta lenhosa, de origem europeia, introduzida durante a decada de 1930 pelos imigrantes italianos que utilizavam suas hastes para prender ramos de parreiras (EMPRESA DE PESQUISA AGROPECUARIA E EXTENSAO RURAL DE SANTA CATARINA, 2006).
Tenho uma ex-doutoranda, Ana Carolina Vimeiro, que esta comecando uma pesquisa nessa direcao.
Feet planted on terra firma, Jacky and ever-faithful Higgins are assigned to aid General Arthur Wellesley in the fight against the French at the Battle of Vimeiro. At battle's end, Wellesley orders Jacky to Madrid, Spain, to spy on the French occupation.
Monfortinho, to some degree, focuses on clients visiting the area for the purpose of hunting, while Monchique does something similar to attract the sailing community and Vimeiro targets equestrians and golfers.
These are fine additions to a list that includes Quinta da Marinha Oitavos and Clube de Golfe da Quinta da Marinha (Cascai), Penha Longa, Belas Clube de Campo, Botada, Vimeiro and Lisbon Sports Cub.
It showed him as a British general cutting off the pigtail of General Andoche Junot, the defeated commander of the French forces at the battle of Vimeiro, near Lisbon.
Chartrand, R., Vimeiro 1808: Wellesley's First Victory in the Peninsular War (London: Praeger, 2005) 96 pp.
The set includes the following battles: Marengo, Austerlitz, Jena, Vimeiro, Aspern and Wagram, Eggmuhl, Corunna, Busacco, Badajoz, Fuentes de Onoro, Vittoria, Leipzig, Lutzen and Bautzen, and Waterloo.