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  • ANGRA, or Angra Do Heroismo ("Bay of Heroism," a name given it in 1829, to commemorate its successful defence against the Miguelist party), the former capital of the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores, and chief town of an administrative district, comprising the islands of Terceira, St George and Graciosa.
  • Angra is built on the south coast of Terceira in 38° 38' N.
  • In 1832 he accompanied the Liberal expedition to Terceira as a volunteer, and was one of D.
  • The stirring incidents in the political emancipation of Portugal inspired his muse, and he describes the bitterness of exile, the adventurous expedition to Terceira, the heroic defence of Oporto, and the final combats of liberty.
  • Was banished to Terceira in the Azores.

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