Example sentences for: alentejo

How can you use “alentejo” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Of Roman origin (it was a regional capital under Julius Caesar), the agricultural city of Beja (78 km/48 miles south of Évora) is at the hub of roads that lead to Lisbon, the Algarve, and across the Alentejo.

  • Catherine’s family served as rulers of Portugal between 1640 and 1910, but they preferred their estate at Vila Viçosa in the Alentejo (see page 95) to this lonely vastness.

  • Portugal’s wine industry produces not only excellent table wines from regions like Dão, Douro, and Alentejo, but legendary port wine, which comes from the north.

  • They settled in the Alentejo, along the Tagus river, and in the Algarve (which they named al-Gharb, or “Western Land”).

  • Évora (150 km/93 miles east of Lisbon) is the acclaimed star of the Alentejo.

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