Asturias



Miguel Ángel
[mee-gel ahng-hel] /miˈgɛl ˈɑŋ hɛl/ (Show IPA), 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist, poet, and short-story writer: Nobel Prize 1967.
a former kingdom and province in NW Spain.
Contemporary Examples

In Asturias, the cider apples are more bitter and tannic than in other regions.
What the Pilgrims Drank on Thanksgiving Jordan Salcito November 27, 2013

In Asturias, more cider is consumed per capita than anywhere else in the world.
What the Pilgrims Drank on Thanksgiving Jordan Salcito November 27, 2013

Historical Examples

A wonderful enamelled toilet set which he executed for the Princess of Asturias has also disappeared.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various

There is a bear in the Pyrenees, and other mountains of Spain—in the Asturias especially.
Bruin Mayne Reid

This may be accounted for by their being collected indiscriminately by the present King, whilst prince of Asturias.
Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal William Beckford

Have you ever crossed the Santillanos, or visited the Asturias?
The Spanish Brothers Deborah Alcock

From here the wild hordes of the Asturias could be kept in check.
Cathedrals of Spain John A. (John Allyne) Gade

It spans the frontier of Leon and Asturias, the boundary of the realms of cloud and sun.
Northern Spain Edgar T. A. Wigram

In Asturias they are much larger, built of wood and capped with a pyramidical roof.
Northern Spain Edgar T. A. Wigram

In silence, the nobles of Castile, of Biscay and the Asturias took their places.
The Lily and the Totem William Gilmore Simms

noun
a region and former kingdom of NW Spain, consisting of a coastal plain and the Cantabrian Mountains: a Christian stronghold against the Moors (8th to 13th centuries); rich mineral resources
noun
Miguel Ángel. 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist and poet. His novels include El Señor Presidente (1946). Nobel prize for literature 1967

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