Alenquer

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain[1]:

Proper noun[edit]

Alenquer

  1. A village in Portugal
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 271 (facsimile):
      Deſto direi un miragre que fez aqueſta ſennor. grande mui marauilloſo eno Rio Dazamor. que Morabe é chamado por lo Alcaide maẏor. dũa naue que ẏ era de Rei ſennor DAlenquer.
      Of this I will tell a miracle that the lady worked, great and wonderful, in the Azamor river, that is called Morabe by the major alcaide, of a ship which belonged to the King lord of Alenquer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (2006) “Topónimo” in Câmara Municipal de Alenquer

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Alenquer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alenquer m

  1. A Portuguese village in Lisbon district

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