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1) Roussillon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spain along the Pyrenees and on the Mediterranean. It is now roughly coextensive with Pyrenees-Orientales dept. Perpignan is the historical capital. Wine, fruit,...

2) James II, king of Majorca. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...James II, king of Majorca, 1315-49, king of Majorca (1324-49), count of Roussillon and Cerdagne, lord of Montpellier; grandson of James I, nephew and successor of...

3) Pyrenees-Orientales. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pyrénées-Orientales, (perana´-zoryaNtal´) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 367,100), S France, in Roussillon, on the Mediterranean Sea. Perpignan is the capital....

4) James I, king of Majorca. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...James I, king of Majorca, 1243-1311, king of Majorca (1276-1311), count of Roussillon and Cerdagne, lord of Montpellier, son of James I of Aragon. In 1278 he was...

5) Catalan language. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Catalan language, member of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. It is spoken by about 8 million people in Catalonia,...

6) Alfonso II, king of Aragon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aragon (1162-96) and, as Raymond Berengar V, count of Barcelona (1162-96); son and successor of Raymond Berengar IV of Barcelona and Petronilla of Aragon. He inherited...

7) Majorca. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean. Palma is the chief city. Majorca is mountainous in the northwest, rising to 4,739 ft (1,444 m) in the Puig Major; the south...

8) Perpignan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish border and the Mediterranean. It is a farm trade center, handling wine, fruits, and vegetables. It has distilleries, canneries, and factories making chocolate,...

9) Pyrenees, Peace of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peace of the, 1659, treaty ending the warfare between France and Spain that, continuing after the Peace of Westphalia, had been complicated by French intervention...

10) Aragon, house of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ramiro I of Aragon (1035-63), natural son of Sancho III of Navarre. Under Ramiro's successors-Sancho I, Peter I, and Alfonso I-Navarre was temporarily (1076-1134)...

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