Asunción

geographical name
Asun·​ción | \ ä-sün-ˈsyōn How to pronounce Asunción (audio) \

Definition of Asunción

city and capital of Paraguay on the Paraguay River at its confluence with the Pilcomayo River population 502,426

More from Merriam-Webster on Asunción

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Asunción

Spanish Central: Translation of Asunción

Comments on Asunción

What made you want to look up Asunción? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!