The New international encyclopędia, Volume 14 (Google eBook)

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Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
Dodd, Mead and Company, 1903 - History
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Page 399 - Portugal is bounded on the north and east by Spain and on the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean. It...
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