(Portuguese: Albuera, variants Albufeira, Albuera; from Arabic al-buḥaira, small sea, lake) is the name of a lagoon near Valencia, the Palus Naccararum of the ancients. Part of it has been drained both with the alluvium and by artificial means, and is now used for growing rice.
Cite this pageSeybold, C. F., “Albufera”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_0583>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936
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