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[lwee] /lwi/ (Show IPA), 1897–1982, French novelist, poet, and journalist.
Spanish Aragón
[ah-rah-gawn] /ˌɑ rɑˈgɔn/ (Show IPA). a region in NE Spain: formerly a kingdom; later a province. 18,181 sq. mi. (47,089 sq. km).
Contemporary Examples

The Santangel family was one of the wealthiest in King Ferdinand’s realm of Aragon.
Columbus’ Forgotten Patron Mitchell Kaplan October 10, 2010

Historical Examples

Ellis states that the Queen of Aragon ordained that six times a day was the proper rule in legitimate marriage!
Married Love Marie Carmichael Stopes

And in this yere the kyng of Fraunce wente into Aragon with a gret powere.
A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483 Anonymous

He knew only a few words of Spanish after he had ruled Castile and Aragon for two years.
The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan

Shall I, who am of the house of Aragon, be more afraid than thou, a Howard?
The Fifth Queen Crowned Ford Madox Ford

He began his troubadour wanderings early and at the outset of his career we find him in Catalonia, Aragon and Castile.
The Troubadours H.J. Chaytor

Her progress was majestic, for were not her ancestors hidalgos of Aragon?
Cabbages and Kings O. Henry

Aragon was absorbed by Navarre, however, possibly toward the end of the tenth century.
A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman

That fellow, that mouchard, Marcieu, says he is due to cross into France from Aragon.
Yule Logs Various

I do not mention Aragon, where the old Inquisition was in full activity.
The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. Juan Antonio Llorente

an autonomous region of NE Spain: independent kingdom from the 11th century until 1479, when it was united with Castile to form modern Spain. Pop: 1 059 600 (2003 est). Area: 47 609 sq km (18 382 sq miles)
Louis (lwi). 1897–1982, French poet, essayist, and novelist; an early surrealist, later a committed Communist. His works include the verse collections Le Crève-Coeur (1941) and Les Yeux d’Elsa (1942) and the series of novels Le Monde réel (1933–51)

medieval Spanish kingdom, named for a river that runs through it, probably from a PIE root meaning “water.”


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