Landscape in Asturias, Spain.
Asturias definition by Webster's New World
region of NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay: formerly (8th-9th cent.), a kingdom: 4,079 sq mi (10,565 sq km); pop. 1,094,000; cap. Oviedo
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- Asturian adjective, noun
Asturias definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A region and former kingdom of northwest Spain south of the Bay of Biscay. The original Iberian inhabitants were conquered by Rome in the second century B.C.
- As·tuˈri·an adjective & n.
, Miguel Ángel 1899-1974.
Guatemalan writer whose El Señor Presidente (1946) is often considered his greatest novel. He won the 1966 Nobel Prize for literature.