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Compostella

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A corruption of Giacomo-postolo (James the Apostle). So called after his relics were transferred thither from Iria Flavia (El Padron) on the borders of Galicia, in the ninth century. Leo III. transferred the See of Iria Flavia to Compostella. (Somewhere between 810 and 816.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Commons
Commons in Gross
Commonwealths (Ideal)
Companion Ladder
Companions of Jehu
Comparisons are Odorous
Complementary Colours
Complexion
Compline
Compostella
Compte rendu
Comrade
Comrades
Comus
Comus’s Court
Con Amore (Italian)
Con Commodo (Italian)
Con Spirito (Italian)
Conan
Concert Pitch