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Valladolid

(Encyclopedia) Valladolid välyäᵺōlēᵺ´ [key], city (1990 pop. 333,680), capital of Valladolid prov., N central Spain, in Castile-León, at the confluence of the Pisuerga and Esgueva rivers and on the...

Simancas

(Encyclopedia) Simancas sēmäng´käs [key], village, Valladolid prov., NW Spain, in Castile-León. The castle, an old fort rebuilt in the 15th cent., contains the Spanish national archives. Begun by Ferdin...

Castile-León

(Encyclopedia) Castile-León –lāōn´ [key], autonomous region (1990 pop. 2,330,333), N central Spain, encompassing the provinces of Valladolid, Burgos, León, Salamanca, Zamora, Palencia, and Segovia. It...

Fernández, Gregório

(Encyclopedia) Fernández or Hernández, Gregório grāgō´rēō fārnän´dāth, ārnän´dāth [key], c.1576–1636, Spanish baroque sculptor. By 1605 he was established in Valladolid and was wo...

Berruguete, Alonso

(Encyclopedia) Berruguete, Alonso älōn´sō bĕr–ro͞ogā´tā [key], c.1480–1561, Spanish mannerist sculptor. Probably the first in Spain to break away from the High Renaissance balance of form, he is...

Medina del Campo

(Encyclopedia) Medina del Campo māᵺē´nä ᵺĕl käm´pō [key], town (1990 pop. 19,965), Valladolid prov., central Spain, in Castile-León. It is a communications center and agricultural market with fo...

León

(Encyclopedia) León, city (1990 pop. 137,758), capital of León prov., NW Spain, in Castile-León, at the foot of the Cantabrian Mts. and at the confluence of the Bernesga and Torio rivers. It is an agricult...

Carranza de Miranda, Bartolomé de

(Encyclopedia) Carranza de Miranda, Bartolomé de bärtōlōmā´ dā kärän´thä dā mērän´dä [key], 1503–76, Spanish churchman. He joined the Dominicans (1520) and taught at Valladolid. He was acti...

Morelia

(Encyclopedia) Morelia mōrā´lyä [key], city (1990 pop. 489,756), capital of Michoacán state, W Mexico. It is the commercial and processing center of an irrigated agricultural and cattle-raising area. Fo...

Suárez, Francisco

(Encyclopedia) Suárez, Francisco fränthēs´kō swä´rāth [key], 1548–1617, Spanish Jesuit philosopher, b. Granada. He studied at Salamanca and was ordained in 1572. He taught successively at Ávila, S...