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1) Oporto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Oporto, (oopor┤to) (KEY) , Port. Porto, city (1991 pop. 310,600), capital of Porto dist. and Douro Litoral, NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River. It is...

2) Oporto. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Portugal near the mouth of the Douro River north of Lisbon. Probably of pre-Roman origin, it was captured by the Moors in 716. Its wine trade was established in 1678....

3) Porto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...P˘rto, see Oporto, Portugal....

4) port, wine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...port, wine, [from Oporto], fortified wine made in Portugal from grapes grown in the Douro valley; Portuguese law allows only this wine to be called port. Various...

5) Porto. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See Oporto....

6) Leixoes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Leix§es, (la┤shoiNsh) (KEY) , artificial seaport of Oporto, NW Portugal. Built in the late 19th cent, its chief export is port wine....

7) 1927, Feb. 3-13. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...1927, Feb. 3-13 Insurrection against the military dictatorship broke out at Oporto and then (Feb. 7) at Lisbon. This was described as "Communist," but was really...

8) port 4. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A rich sweet fortified wine. After Oporto....

9) Acosta, Uriel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ako┤sta) (KEY) , or Uriel da Costa (da ko┤sta) (KEY) , c.1585-1640, Jewish rationalist, b. Oporto, Portugal. His original name was Gabriel da Costa, and his family...

10) Douro. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...then southwestward along the Spanish-Portuguese border. It enters the Atlantic Ocean at Oporto....

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