Cantabria

geographical name
Can·​ta·​bria | \ kän-ˈtä-brē-ä How to pronounce Cantabria (audio) \
variants: or formerly Santander \ sän-​ˈtän-​der How to pronounce Santander (audio) \

Definition of Cantabria

province of northern Spain in the northern part of the region of Old Castile bordering on the Bay of Biscay; capital Santander area 2042 square miles (5289 square kilometers), population 592,542

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“Cantabria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cantabria. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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