Region of N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay: 2,042 sq mi (5,289 sq km); cap. Santander.
An autonomous community in northern Spain.
Cantabria Sentence Examples
He is also said to have been the son of Peter, duke of Cantabria.
P. Henao's Averiguaciones de las Antigiiedades de Cantabria (Salamanca, 1688), is still valuable (new edition, 1894).
CANTABRI, an ancient tribe which inhabited the north coast of Spain near Santander and Bilbao and the mountains behind - a district hence known as Cantabria.
The Catholics everywhere preferred either Roman, Suevian or Frankish rule to that of the heretical Goths; even the unconquerable mountaineers of Cantabria seem for a while to have received a Frankish governor.