Spain raises the siege of Gibraltar

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Spain has been besieging Gibraltar in response to Britain's attempt to blockade their colony of Porto Bello, but now they are forced by a peace agreement to raise the siege.
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Editors. "Spain raises the siege of Gibraltar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011; last revised 30 November -1.
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