Sal·a·man·ca (săl′ə-măngkə, sä′lä-mängkä)
A city of west-central Spain west-northwest of Madrid. Founded by Celts and subsequently held by Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, and Moors, after the Reconquista it became the site of one of Spain's first universities (founded 1218).
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