Asturias

biographical name
As·​tu·​ri·​as | \ ə-ˈstu̇r-ē-əs How to pronounce Asturias (audio) , -ˈstyu̇r- \

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Miguel Ángel 1899–1974 Guatemalan author

Asturias

geographical name
As·​tu·​ri·​as | \ ə-ˈstu̇r-ē-əs How to pronounce Asturias (audio) , a-, -ˈstyu̇r- \

Definition of Asturias (Entry 2 of 2)

1 region of northwestern Spain on Bay of Biscay; an independent kingdom 718–910
2 province of northwestern Spain area 4079 square miles (10,565 square kilometers), population 1,075,183

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Asturian \ ə-​ˈstu̇r-​ē-​ən How to pronounce Asturian (audio) , a-​ , -​ˈstyu̇r-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Asturias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asturias. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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