Valencia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vu-len'sh?-u, -shu, -s?-u Sp. b-len'sy or, for 2, 3, -thy), [key]
? n.
  1. 1909?71, Colombian diplomat and statesman: president 1962?66.
  2. a province in E Spain: the region was formerly a Moorish kingdom. 1,767,327; 9085 sq. mi. (23,530 sq. km).
  3. a seaport in E Spain. 700,000.
  4. a city in N Venezuela. 463,418.
  5. a variety of the sweet orange, Citrus sinensis, originally from the Mediterranean area and cultivated extensively in Florida and California.
  6. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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