Palencia

geographical name Pa·len·cia \ pä-ˈlen-syä , -thyä \

Definition of Palencia

1 province of northern Spain area 3100 square miles (8029 square kilometers), population 170,513
2 city north-northeast of Valladolid; capital of the province of Palencia population 80,649

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