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Touro may refer to:

  • Isaac Touro (1738–1783), a Jewish leader in colonial America.
  • Judah Touro (1775–1854), a Jewish leader in colonial America and son of Isaac Touro.
  • Touro Synagogue, the oldest Synagogue in the United States, located in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Touro Synagogue (New Orleans), a synagogue in New Orleans
  • Touro College, an Orthodox Jewish college in New York City.
    • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, a law school in Central Islip, New York.
    • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, a medical school in Harlem, New York
    • Touro University College of Medicine, a medical school in Hackensack, New Jersey (scheduled to open Fall 2009)
    • Touro University, a division of Touro College
      • Touro University California, a medical, pharmacy and physician assistant's school in Vallejo, California.
      • Touro University Nevada, a medical, pharmacy and nursing school in Henderson, Nevada.
      • Touro University Rome, a Business and Management school in Zagarolo, Italy.
  • Touro Infirmary, a hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Touro, A Coruña, a municipality in Galicia, Spain
  • Touro, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, a neighborhood
  • Touro, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, a square and a monument
  • Touro (HGST), family of HGST cloud storage backup products.
Touro (sculpture)

thumb|Touro square. Touro (Portuguese for "bull"; Monument to the Peoples of Póvoa de Varzim; Portuguese: Monumento às Gentes da Póvoa de Varzim) is a bronze sculpture in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. The monument is located in an intersection, a square also popularly known as Touro, at the junction of Vasco da Gama Avenue and Repatriamento dos Poveiros Avenue.

The monument was built in 1995 by the sculptor Rui Anahory, who gained some fame due to this monument. The monument was built by the Rotary Clube of Póvoa de Varzim with the support of City Hall.

Its popular name derives from the full-sized realistic and stylized sculpture of a bull, one of the elements of the monument, which lead some to relate the monument with bullfighting and the nearby Póvoa de Varzim Bullfighting Arena, hence the popular name of the monument and the square. The monument actually represents the peoples of Póvoa de Varzim, their unity and their differences: The sail and the fisherman representing the coastal people, the farmer and the bull, representing the inland people. According to the author and José Hermano Saraiva, the headless giant supporting the structure represents a people that spread around the world with the Portuguese discoveries, thus a giant, but themselves of unknown origins (headless).

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