TRUJILLO , a
See also:town of Spain, in the province of
See also:Caceres; on a
See also:hill 25 m. east of Caceres, and on the
See also:river Tozo, a sub-tributary of the
See also:Tagus . Pop . (1900), 12,512 . The surrounding
See also:country is rugged, but produces wheat,
See also:wine, oils and fruit, besides livestock of all sorts, and much
See also:phosphorite . There are valuable forests close to the town . In the
See also:part of Trujillo are the remains of a
See also:castle said to be of
See also:Roman origin, but rebuilt by the Moors and restored in
See also:modern times . The Julia tower is also said to be Roman, like much of the fortifications . The Roman name for the town was Turgalium . The
See also:Santa Maria, is a
See also:Gothic structure of the 15th century . Trujillo was a town of importance in the
See also:middle ages . Pizarro, the conqueror of
See also:Peru, was
See also:born here about 1471, and built a palace, which still stands, in the
See also:main square of the town .
TRUFFLE (from Med. F r. trufle, a variant of truffe...
TRUJILLO, or TRUJILLO
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