Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the Cantabri, an ancient people of northern Spain, or to Cantabria, the region formerly inhabited by them.
- adj. From, or pertaining to, Cantabria
- n. countable Someone from Cantabria.
- n. uncountable A Romance language spoken in Cantabria.
- n. New Zealand, countable Someone from Canterbury
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Cantabria on the Bay of Biscay in Spain.
“Its cheerleader is another kind of Cantabrian - pro-development, let's use it, what's wrong with a few roads anyway - in the driving seat.”
“Transfers could carry the race into northern Spain, with stages across Salamanca and Zamora before entering the Cantabrian mountains, with likely stops at Ancares, a new climb at La Farrapona and a return to La Angliru for the first time since 2008.”
“The IUCN published a conservation report on bears in 1998 with a section on Cantabrian brown bears.”
“There are around 140 brown bears in the Cantabrian mountains, with several hundred needed for a viable population.”
“Description: The regional government of Castile and León is paving the way for the development of a new ski resort with 60 pistes in a natural park in the Cantabrian mountains, by instigating major changes in regional planning.”
“Conservationists warn that the construction would cause irreparable damage to the habitat of the Cantabrian brown bear, which is endangered with extinction.”
“One of the authors, Christopher Servheen, says the resort would further isolate the two subpopulations in the Cantabrian mountains, "making them more susceptible to the demographic and genetic consequences of small population size".”
“From that vessel he conducted a series of commando-style raids against the French along the Cantabrian coast of northeastern Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, near Basque country.”
“In July 1810, Admiral Lord Gambier (after whom Mount Gambier is named) placed Captain Robert Mends, master of H.M.S. Arethusa, in command of a small squadron, consisting also of the Dryad, the Amazon, the Cossack, and the Narcissus, with secret orders to co-operate with the anti-French Junta General del Principado de Asturias by making further punitive attacks against French occupying forces along the Cantabrian coast.”
“Right now, I've had to check out of the hotel, but I'm sitting in the cafeteria looking out at the Cantabrian Sea ... and, alas, I'm going to have to start working.”
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