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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.
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n, pl -nese
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Aragon
(Placename) of or relating to Aragon or its inhabitants
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(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.
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A. ADJaragonés
B. N
1. (= person) → aragonés/esa m/f
2. (Ling) → aragonés m
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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.
Both Slovak monuments competed with constructions like Arg-E Bam in Iran, Trakai Castle in Lithuania, Castello Aragonese in Italy and many others."One of Europe's largest castles in the area, Slovakia's Spis Castle, was first built in the 12th century," says the castle's description.
The fourth round at Aragonese will be held on July 27 and 28 and the fifth on the Albacete circuit on August 31 and September 1.
Some topics explored are the Flemish model in Aragonese painting, late Gothic painting in Majorca, Hispano-Flemish painting in the Kingdom of Castille, and late Gothic mural paintings in the Monastery of San Isidoro del Campo in Seville.
Peter, the Aragonese king, exploited the opportunity to land with his war fleet on the island.
1492: The Spanish (Castilian and Aragonese) army recaptured Granada from the Moors, completing the long-drawn-out "Reconquista" of the Iberian peninsula, large parts of which had been under Islamic control since the early 8th century.
Frequently neglected in studies of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Italian poetry, the social and political status and associations of writers, and the material diffusion of their works, provide the context from which Matteo Soranzo investigates poetry in Aragonese Naples.
For Pere III (Pedro IV), the most long-lived and successful of the Aragonese sovereigns Ryan examines, astrology and its predictive value was closely connected to the protection and advancement of eastern Spain against its powerful neighbors.
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.
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.