1. Province in southern Portugal, extending from the southern margin of the Tagus river.
  2. The border regions of this province were subjected to frequent Castilian incursions, especially during the reigns of King Fernando and King João I of Portugal.
  3. The Constable Nuno Álvares Pereira was an important officer of the marches in this region, especially when Juan I of Castile invaded the kingdon in 1384.

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