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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An autonomous community of Spain, on the Spanish north coast facing the Cantabrian Sea.


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