Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region and former kingdom of northeast Spain. It was united with Castile in 1479 to form the nucleus of modern Spain.
  • Aragon, Louis 1897-1982. French writer who was a founder of literary surrealism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An autonomous community in north-eastern Spain, with capital Zaragoza.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982)
  • n. a region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I)

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • (My friends in Aragon will be disappointed to note that Aragonese parties are not included).

    EU Profiler

  • Aragon is in a race for an open seat in the 22nd Legislative District around Olympia where there a currently seven Democrats duking it out to replace retiring liberal Rep. Brendan Williams.

    Taking on Democrats « PubliCola

  • He was most prominent in Aragon, then a forgotten, downtrodden part of north-eastern Spain, which Labordeta was to help rise again.

    José Antonio Labordeta obituary

  • I'll start in Aragon and talk to Eric about it when he gets home.

    ARG!

  • “This is called the Aragon Wing, or sometimes just Aragon,” Rafe said.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • On the Plaza de España the Trotskyists brought into action batteries of “75” guns which were destined for the front in Aragon and which the militia had carefully concealed on their premises.

    Homage to Catalonia

  • Up here in Aragon one was among tens of thousands of people, mainly though not entirely of working-class origin, all living at the same level and mingling on terms of equality.

    Homage to Catalonia

  • "If there is not money enough in Aragon," she cried, "I will undertake this adventure for my own kingdom of Castile, and if need be I will pawn my jewels to do it."

    This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

  • The pillar was the great object of veneration in Aragon, and there was a double cathedral, with service performed alternately in the two parts.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • General Lefebvre Desnouettes was sent to quiet the insurrection against the French in Aragon; and on the 13th and 14th of June, 1808, he easily routed the bodies of Spaniards who tried to oppose him.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.