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Terrassa (tĕr-räsˈsə) [key] or Tarrasa tär-räˈsä, town (1990 pop. 161,682), Barcelona prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia. It is an industrial town, long famous for its woolen textiles. The town dates back to Roman days. It has a textile school and a textile museum.

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