Coimbra

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See also: Coímbra

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese Coimbra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Coimbra

  1. A district in central Portugal.
  2. A city and municipality of Coimbra district, Portugal.
  3. A municipality of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Translations[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Coimbra

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Cõymbra, from Latin Conimbriga, with the first element possibly being named after the Conii people, and the second element from Celtic *briga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Co‧im‧bra

Proper noun[edit]

Coimbra f

  1. Coimbra (a district in central Portugal)
  2. Coimbra (a city and municipality of Coimbra district, Portugal)
  3. A municipality of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Usage notes[edit]

Coimbra is never indicated by an article; see usage notes for Portugal.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Coimbra

Proper noun[edit]

Coimbra m or f

  1. A surname​.

Further reading[edit]