American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- 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.
- Asturias, 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.
“Krause, a geneticist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and his colleagues extracted DNA from two 38,000-year-old Neanderthals collected from El Sidron Cave in Asturias, Spain.”
“Oviedo, the capital city of Asturias, is another very nice city.”
“Asturias is invaded from the East after the river Deva is crossed; Llanes falls.”
“Buried) - a new topical concern appears in Asturias's epic work: the theme of the struggle against the domination of American trusts, epitomized by the United Fruit Company, and its political and economic effects upon the contemporary history of the Banana”
“Alphonsi Regis, apud Pagi, tom.iii. p. 177.] 182 The revival of tire Gothic kingdom in the Asturias is distinctly though concisely noticed by d’Anville (Etats de l’Europe, p. 159)]”
“All within the Asturias were the subjects and friends of don Palayo, and the fair inmates of the castle would have found a defender in every rustic they met, had any danger been near.”
“However, it would be very unfair to tag Asturias as a clone band, as here we are mainly referring to similarities in the structuring of albums, and in the emphasis on instrumental compositions rather than conventional songs.”
“Right now I'm about a quarter way through the acoustic version of "Asturias" and I love it.”
“Jankovic called the "Asturias" of Isaac Albeniz a "war horse" because of its concert popularity among guitarists.”
“Integral Options Cafe: Guitar Masters - Andrés Segovia plays "Asturias”
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