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Lisbo'a

or Lisboa. Lisbon (q.v.)

“What beauties doth Lisbo'a first unfold.”

Byron: Childe Harold, 1. 16.

And thou, famed Lisboa, whose embattled wall
Rose by the hand that wrought proud Ilion's fall.

Mickle: Lusiad.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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