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ALBUERA, or ALBUHERA, LA

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 513 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALBUERA, or ALBUHERA, LA, a small village of Spain, in the province of Badajoz, 13 M. S.E. of the town of that name. Pop. (1900) 820. Albuera is celebrated on account of the victory gained there on the 16th of May 1811 by the British, Portuguese and Spaniards, under Marshal Beresford, over the French army commanded by Marshal Soult. (See PENINSULAR WAR.)
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