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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Monforte

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or Monforte De Lemos, a town of north-western Spain, in the province of Lugo, on the Cabe, a small right-hand tributary of the Sil, and at the junction of the railways from Tuy and Astorga to Corunna. Pop. (1900), 12,912. Monforte is built on a hill surmounted by a ruined medieval citadel; it contains an ancient Benedictine monastery converted into a hospital, a Jesuit college, and a fine Renaissance parish church, besides several convents and palaces of the Leonese nobility. Monforte has manufactures of soap and linen, and some trade in timber and livestock.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Monforte'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/m/monforte.html. 1910.

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