Valencia

geographical name
Va·​len·​cia | \ və-ˈlen(t)-sh(ē-)ə How to pronounce Valencia (audio) , -sē-ə \

Definition of Valencia

1 region and ancient kingdom in eastern Spain between Andalusia and Catalonia
2 province of eastern Spain area 4156 square miles (10,764 square kilometers), population 2,566,474
3 commune and port on the Mediterranean Sea in eastern Spain population 792,303

Note: The commune of Valencia serves as capital of the province of Valencia.

4 city in northern Venezuela west-southwest of Caracas population 1,379,000

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“Valencia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Valencia. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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