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Water and Marian Titles

Q: Are there any Marian titles related to water?

A: There are a number of Marian titles related to water, in particular, in Spain and in Spanish-language countries.

Virgén del Agua (water): Castellote, Aragon

Virgén de las Aguas (waters): Paniza, Zaragoza, Burgos, Teruel, Barcelona, Segovia, and the Monastery of Los Huertos

Virgén de Aguas Santas ( holy waters): Badajoz, Seville, Orense, Ponteverda, Lugo

Virgén de Aguas Vivas (living waters): Caceres and Valencia

Virgén de las Lagunas: Carinena, Zaragoza

Virgén de la Fuente (fountain/brook): Penarroya de Tastavins, Teruel; Munera, Albacete; Huelva; Cuidad de Guadalajara; Villalonga, Valencia

Virgén de las Fuentes (fountains/brooks): Teruel, Aragon

Virgén de las Nieves (snow): La Veleta-Mulhacen, Granada; Macorras, District of Merindades, Zaragoza; Arcos de la Frontera, Cadiz

Virgén de Blanca (derived from "snow" highlighting purity, splendor): Toledo, also Navarro, Spain, also Burgos, Spain, Toledo

Virgén del Rio (river): Huercal-Overa, Almeria; Hortiguela, Burgos

Virgén del Rocio (dew): Almonte/Huelva; Andalucia; Gumiel de Hizan, Burgos; San Miguel de Bernuy, Segovia

Virgén del Mar (sea): Barcelona, Spain, de Bogona (Bilbao, Spain)

Virgén del Faro (lighthouse): Almeria, Gerona; Neria, La Caruña

Virgén del Puerto (harbor): Santoña, Cantabria; Montjuìch, Barcelona

El Agua de la Virgén: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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