Gijón


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Gi·jón

 (hē-hōn′)
A city of northwest Spain on the Bay of Biscay west of Santander. Of pre-Roman origin, it is a major port.
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Gijón

(ɡiːˈhɔːn; Spanish xiˈxɔn)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay: capital of the kingdom of Asturias until 791. Pop: 270 875 (2003 est). Asturian name: Xixón Ancient name: Gigia
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Gi•jón

(hiˈhɔn)

n.
a seaport in NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay. 259,226.
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