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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His father, Sforza, having been engaged by Queen Johanna[+] of Naples, left her unprotected, so that she was forced to throw herself into the arms of the King of Aragon, in order to save her kingdom.
The League of Cambray, comprehending the Emperor, the King of France, the King of Aragon, and most of the Italian princes and states.
His fine taste had given him an inkling that Andalusia was too soft and sensuous, a little vulgar even, to satisfy his ardour; and his imagination dwelt more willingly among the wind-swept distances of Castile and the rugged magnificence of Aragon and Leon.
To which Don Quixote replied, "She is not of the ancient Roman Curtii, Caii, or Scipios, nor of the modern Colonnas or Orsini, nor of the Moncadas or Requesenes of Catalonia, nor yet of the Rebellas or Villanovas of Valencia; Palafoxes, Nuzas, Rocabertis, Corellas, Lunas, Alagones, Urreas, Foces, or Gurreas of Aragon; Cerdas, Manriques, Mendozas, or Guzmans of Castile; Alencastros, Pallas, or Meneses of Portugal; but she is of those of El Toboso of La Mancha, a lineage that though modern, may furnish a source of gentle blood for the most illustrious families of the ages that are to come, and this let none dispute with me save on the condition that Zerbino placed at the foot of the trophy of Orlando's arms, saying,
"We shall then compel the King of Aragon to place our good friend and brother James of Majorca upon the throne."
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In a book that is friendly to the Spanish colonization of New Mexico, Ray John de Aragon outlines both the history of Iberian culture and the contributions made upon arrival in the new world.
The regional government of Spain's modern autonomous community of Aragon has recently signed a deal with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Zaragoza, Zaragoza Fair Industries as well as the Federation of Textiles and Apparel of Aragon (FITCA) to boost its textile and apparel sector.
Dave Aragon, who features in Pimp My Ride, said Holmes phoned him to ask about his upcoming film The Suffocator of Sins, which portrays Batman as a gun-toting vigilante, The New York Daily News reports.