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 (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.
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(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


(Biography) Miguel Ángel. 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist and poet. His novels include El Señor Presidente (1946). Nobel prize for literature 1967
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(æˈstʊər i əs, æˈstyʊər-)

1. Miguel Ángel, 1899–1974, Guatemalan writer: Nobel prize 1967.
2. a former kingdom and province in NW Spain.
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[æˈstʊərɪæs] NAsturias f
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In fact, there was such extensive experience within the occupied territories that multiple intelligence networks emerged: a number of "Resistance groups within France each had an intelligence network." (3) Subordinate resistance groups like the "Cohors Asturies, Centurie, Turma-Vengeance, and Fana...gathered and distributed information about the German Army and war production, as well as assisting in the rescue of Allied aircrews escaping through France." (4) This reality created a steady flow of actionable intelligence from different regions of France.
(25) For a comparison of the neo-gothicist discourse of the three components of the Asturian Chronicles, see Helene Sirantoine, 'Le Discours monarchique des Chroniques asturiennes (fin IXe siecle): trois modes de legitimation pour les rois des Asturies', in Monarquia y sociedad en el reino de Leon: de Alfonso III a Alfonso VII, ed.
Une delegation du Parti du Progres et du Socialisme (PPS), conduite par le secretaire general Mohammed Nabil Benabdellah, a effectue lundi une visite de travail a Oviedo, capitale de la region des Asturies (nord de l'Espagne).
Nouvelles donnees sur les mammiferes marins, les crustaces, les mollusques et les roches organogenes de la Grotte de Las Caldas (Asturies, Espagne)", L'Anthropologie, 112, pp.
Le reste des enfants sera recu dans les communautes d'Aragon, des Asturies, des iles Baleares, de Cantabrie, d'Estremadure, de Castille et Leon, de Castille La Manche, La Rioja, des iles Canaries, de Valence, de Madrid, de Galice et de Murcia, precise-t-on.
(1967): Le Cenomanien des Pyrenees Basques aux Asturies. Essai d'analyse stratigraphique.
(1) ADN Mobile Solutions, Parque Cientifico Tecnologico, 33203, Gijon/Xixon, Asturies, Espana.