Aragon


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Ar·a·gon

 (ăr′ə-gŏn′)
A region and former kingdom of northeast Spain. It was united with Castile in 1479 to form the nucleus of modern Spain.

Ar′a·go·nese′ (ăr′ə-gə-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.

Aragon

(ˈærəɡən)
n
(Placename) 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)

Aragon

(French araɡɔ̃)
n
(Biography) Louis (lwi). 1897–1982, French poet, essayist, and novelist; an early surrealist, later a committed Communist. His works include the verse collections Le Crève-Cœur (1941) and Les Yeux d'Elsa (1942) and the series of novels Le Monde réel (1933–51)

Ar•a•gon

(ˈær əˌgɒn)

n.
a region in NE Spain: formerly a kingdom; later a province. 18,181 sq. mi. (47,089 sq. km).
Spanish, A•ra•gón (ˌɑ rɑˈgɔn)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aragon - French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982)
2.Aragon - a region of northeastern SpainAragon - a region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I)
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Translations
Aragonas

Aragon

[ˈærəgən] NAragón m

Aragon

nAragon nt, → Aragonien nt

Aragon

[ˈærəgən] nAragona
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