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

  • A tiny country of southwest Europe between France and Spain in the eastern Pyrenees. Although it pays nominal yearly homage to its suzerains in France and Spain, it is an independent republic. Andorra la Vella (population, 21,200) is the capital. The country's population is 71,800.

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  • proper n. A tiny country in Europe between Spain and France.

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

  • n. a small republic in the eastern Pyrenees between Spain and France


The name Andorra probably originates from a Basque word andurrial ("shrub-covered land"), but it may come from Arabic الدرا ("the forest") or Spanish andar ("to walk"). (Wiktionary)



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