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 (ō-vyā′dō, ō-vyĕ′thō)
A city of northwest Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains. Founded c. 760, it flourished as the capital of Asturian kings until 910. The city was severely damaged during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).


(Spanish oˈβjeðo)
(Placename) a city in NW Spain: capital of Asturias from 810 until 1002; centre of a coal- and iron-mining area. Pop: 207 699 (2003 est)


(ɔˈvyɛ ðɔ)

a city in NW Spain. 190,651.
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Noun1.Oviedo - a city in northwestern Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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This learned dissertator, however valuable for his industry and erudition, is yet more to be esteemed for having dared so freely in the midst of France to declare his disapprobation of the Patriarch Oviedo's sanguinary zeal, who was continually importuning the Portuguese to beat up their drums for missionaries, who might preach the gospel with swords in their hands, and propagate by desolation and slaughter the true worship of the God of Peace.
The fact is, then, Senor Don Quixote, that though you see me seated in this chair, here in the middle of the kingdom of Aragon, and in the attire of a despised outcast duenna, I am from the Asturias of Oviedo, and of a family with which many of the best of the province are connected by blood; but my untoward fate and the improvidence of my parents, who, I know not how, were unseasonably reduced to poverty, brought me to the court of Madrid, where as a provision and to avoid greater misfortunes, my parents placed me as seamstress in the service of a lady of quality, and I would have you know that for hemming and sewing I have never been surpassed by any all my life.
Segun avanza el resumen que Oviedo hace de las Cartas de Cortes, la figura de este como un excelente militar va cobrando la forma de un heroe y, asi, Oviedo lo compara con grandes figuras legendarias.
When journalist Sid Lowe started a media campaign to make people aware of the plight of Real Oviedo last November, he could surely never have imagined that the club would avoid liquidation thanks to fans from 60 countries buying shares and the world's richest man lending his substantial financial support.
Dicha edicion no utiliza como marco de fijacion textual la princeps de 1526, que supone una lectura mas cercana a los deseos editoriales de Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo. Baraibar es cuidadoso al cotejar las diversas ediciones y sus testimonios, con el fin de reconstruir el estema ideal y fijar el texto.
Oviedo, FL, June 18, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Gitta Urbainczyk and the Gitta Sells Team are proud to welcome another new member to their team, Chris Capp.
Fernadez de Oviedo's Chronicle of America: A New History for a New World.
Lino Cesar Oviedo from running for the presidency when it quashed his conviction for plotting a coup in 1996.
October, Oviedo in northern Spain: a small city of 200 000 people with an exceptionally well preserved and carefully maintained historic core.
Further, pollen found on the Shroud matches that found on the Sudarium of Oviedo.
The former England and Aston Villa star quit Real Oviedo after just 34 days in February 2001.