from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of central Europe in southeast Poland and western Ukraine. An independent principality after 1087, it was conquered by Russians in the 12th century and later passed to Poland and Austria. The territory was returned to Poland after World War I, and the eastern portion was ceded to the USSR after World War II.
- A region and ancient kingdom of northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean south of the Bay of Biscay. Exploited by the Romans for its mineral resources, it later became a Goth kingdom and a stronghold of the Moors.
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- proper n. A former Iberian kingdom, now an autonomous region of Spain.
- proper n. A historical kingdom of Central Europe, now divided between Poland and Ukraine.
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- n. a region (and former kingdom) in northwestern Spain on the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay
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Lázaro de Arregui's Descripción de la Nueva Galicia is also interesting in other respects.
According to Amparo Ruiz, an occupational therapist in Galicia, Spain who helped supervise some of the trials, The elderly people like it when they play and feel integrated into the new technologies.
Galicia is teeming with seafood, and Albarino is a natural with just about all of it.
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For example, a web search revealed that in Galicia, Spain, one of the local forms of handicrafts is an exvoto cast from wax, often of a body part.
Greetings from Pontevedra, in Galicia (Northwest Spain) where Isma and I are spending a week's holiday visiting my friend Xose.
It seems that a Cuban blogger who lives in Galicia, in Spain, has fallen foul of the the Major of Oleiros who is supposed to be a Galician nationalist, which he seems to display by attacking the United States and, especially, Israel whenever he can.
Galicia is deliciously cold, at least mornings and evenings.
When I told Xose Luis about this over dinner, he said they don't have flying ants in Galicia; this morning he reported that the local newspaper had a piece about the mysterious plague of flying ants that had descended upon the city, so I was in fact right.
On the retreats in Galicia, out of Volhynia, Riga, and other places, they died at the rate of 800 out of every 1000.