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Viseu

(vēzā`o͞o), town (1991 pop. 20,589), capital of Viseu dist. and Beira Alta, N central Portugal. The town has agricultural-processing and textile industries. It is famous for its wine. It was founded by the Romans, captured by the Moors (893), and retaken (1058) from the Moors by Ferdinand I of Castile. Noteworthy are a cathedral of mixed style, remains of ancient fortifications, and a museum.

Viseu

a city in N central Portugal: 12th-century cathedral. Pop.: 93 502 (2001)
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The study was submitted and approved by the Ethics Committee of the Education School of Health of the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal.
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Rei Dom Duarte, 3504-509 Viseu, Portugal; phone: +351.232420500.
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Working closely with other Catholic activists and leaders of other prochoice organizations, I presented arguments in meetings, press conferences and other forums in eight Portuguese cities (Angra and Ponta Delgada in the Azores, and Serpa, Porto, Braga, Viseu, Coimbra and Lisbon).
FOR a bloke who seldom left his Portuguese homeland, the Infante Dom Henrique, Duke of Viseu (1394-1460) - that's Prince Henry in English - managed to establish a reputation as one of the most visionary of armchair travellers.