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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.


n, pl -nese
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Aragon
(Placename) of or relating to Aragon or its inhabitants


(ˌær ə gəˈniz, -ˈnis)

n., pl. -nese,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Aragon.
2. the Spanish dialect of Aragon, now largely restricted to the central Pyrenees.
3. of or pertaining to Aragon, its inhabitants, or their speech.


A. ADJaragonés
B. N
1. (= person) → aragonés/esa m/f
2. (Ling) → aragonés m
References in classic literature ?
The first is some words that I have read in the preface; the next that the language is Aragonese, for sometimes he writes without articles; and the third, which above all stamps him as ignorant, is that he goes wrong and departs from the truth in the most important part of the history, for here he says that my squire Sancho Panza's wife is called Mari Gutierrez, when she is called nothing of the sort, but Teresa Panza; and when a man errs on such an important point as this there is good reason to fear that he is in error on every other point in the history.
With this they exchanged farewells, and Don Quixote and Sancho retired to their room, leaving Don Juan and Don Jeronimo amazed to see the medley he made of his good sense and his craziness; and they felt thoroughly convinced that these, and not those their Aragonese author described, were the genuine Don Quixote and Sancho.
Due to its strategic position, just 60 miles south of Sicily and 180 miles north of Tunisia, Malta has been trampled upon by foreign powers for centuries, initially by Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Aragonese, Spaniards and in the modern era, the French and British.
The central basin consists of two deeps: Aragonese deep (<1,850m), and Arnona deep (<1,550m); the southern basin includes the Dakar (<1,400m) and Tiran (<l,300m) deeps (Figure 1)
In the third act of El trovador, Manrique and his adopted mother Azucena argue over his service to don Diego de Haro, a nobleman who serves one of the pretenders to the Aragonese throne, but this service is very recent and, based on the rest of the conversation, has little influence on Manrique since he has spent most of his life with his mother (145-48).
Did the Aragonese pope Calixtus IH who canonized Vincent insist on the inclusion of the Spanish miracles?
Thousands of mainly Aragonese rule period documents that he collected mostly represent the material life of ordinary Jews, because little record remains of cultural or scholarly activities.
It worked to the extent that the Aragonese lost only 1-0, a moral victory against a team who have banged in more than 100 goals this season.
For Fuchs, the idealized friendship represented between these actual historical figures "contrast[s] sharply with the situation of the Moriscos at the time of its publication" (37), suggesting that its composition may have constituted an act of resistance to the maurophobic policies of the Aragonese state.
The name Gozo means Joy, and was given by the Aragonese when the island fell under their possession in 1282.
The splendidly decorated building continued to be inhabited by the Aragonese and Castilian kings after their conquest of Saragossa in 1118.
AaAaAaAa For his part, Marcelino Iglesias praised the setting up in Morocco of Aragonese firms which operate in the fields of textile, building and agriculture.