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As·tu·ri·as

 (ə-sto͝or′ē-əs, -styo͝or′-, äs-to͞o′ryäs)
A region and former kingdom of northwest Spain south of the Bay of Biscay. The original Iberian inhabitants were conquered by Rome in the first century bc.

As·tu′ri·an adj. & n.

Asturias

(æˈstʊərɪˌæs)
n
(Placename) 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

Asturias

(æˈstʊərɪˌæs)
n
(Biography) Miguel Ángel. 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist and poet. His novels include El Señor Presidente (1946). Nobel prize for literature 1967

As•tu•ri•as

(æˈstʊər i əs, æˈstyʊər-)

n.
1. Miguel Ángel, 1899–1974, Guatemalan writer: Nobel prize 1967.
2. a former kingdom and province in NW Spain.
Translations

Asturias

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Il faut rappeler qu'apres l'obtention du Prix Nobel de Litterature, l'auteur avait refuse les autres Prix, y compris le Prix Cervantes et le Prix Prince des Asturies.
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It was formerly said that by the peace made betwixt Iohn King of Castille and Iohn of Nauarre, Blanche the eldest Daughter of Nauarre was married to Henry of Castille Prince of the Asturies, and that the marriage was not consummated by reason of the disabilitie and coldnes of the husband.
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