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A region and former kingdom of central and northern Spain. Autonomous from the tenth century, it joined with Aragon in 1479 after the marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand (1469), thus forming the nucleus of modern Spain.


(kæˈstiːl) or


(Placename) a former kingdom comprising most of modern Spain: originally part of León, it became an independent kingdom in the 10th century and united with Aragon (1469), the first step in the formation of the Spanish state



1. Spanish, Cas•ti•lla (kɑsˈti lyɑ, -yɑ) a former kingdom comprising most of Spain.
2. Also called Castile′ soap′. a variety of mild soap, made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide.
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Noun1.Castile - a region of central SpainCastile - a region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power


[kæsˈtiːl] NCastilla f


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[kæˈstiːl] nCastiglia
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TAP) -- A Byzantine church dating from the late Roman era (5th -- 7th century) was found in the Castilia archeological site between Tozeur and Degach cities (Tozeur governorate) as part of the latest archaeological excavations conducted by the National Heritage Institute (French: INP) since February 2 till February 24.
A Castilia ball gown from Just The Way You Are, in Newcastle Bridesmaids/flower girls: Joanne Scully, 41, Ellie Hutton, 12, Hollie Hutton, 11, Sonia Hancock, 11 and Abbie Haley, eight Best man: Josh Keeble, 21, Jarod Keeble and Lewis, 10, all from Guisborough The reception: Crathorne Hall for 40 day guests and 60 night quests The honeymoon: Sandals, Jamaica, for 12 nights Pictures by: Doug Moody Photography | |To send us your snaps, email pictures as jpgs to gazettepeople@gazettemedia.
La puesta en escena en los teatros comerciales del Siglo de Oro, Madrid, Castilia.
La investigacion necesaria para llevar a cabo este trabajo ha sido posible gracias a la financiacion concedida por el Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion y la Junta de Castilia y Leon, respectivamente, a los proyectos de investigacion siguientes: "Lexicografia y ciencia: otras fuentes para el estudio historico del lexico especializado y analisis de las voces que contienen" (FFI2011-23200) y "La filosofia de las pasiones en la Escuela de Salamanca" (SA378A11-1)".