[a-ra-gawn for 1; ar-uh-gon for 2]
- Louis [lwee] /lwi/, 1897–1982, French novelist, poet, and journalist.
- Spanish A·ra·gón [ah-rah-gawn] /ˌɑ rɑˈgɔn/, a region in NE Spain: formerly a kingdom; later a province. 18,181 sq. mi. (47,089 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for aragon
The Santangel family was one of the wealthiest in King Ferdinand's realm of Aragon.Columbus' Forgotten Patron
October 11, 2010
But Mesa had gone to earth in Aragon, and Rubio was with him.The Historical Nights' Entertainment
And here, so far as Naples is concerned, closes the history of the House of Aragon.The Life of Cesare Borgia
Her hero was the young Ferdinand of Aragon, and heir to that throne.A Short History of Spain
Mary Platt Parmele
This family had probably removed to Naples with the house of Aragon.Lucretia Borgia
And in this yere the kyng of Fraunce wente into Aragon with a gret powere.
- an autonomous region of NE Spain: independent kingdom from the 11th century until 1479, when it was united with Castile to form modern Spain. Pop: 1 059 600 (2003 est). Area: 47 609 sq km (18 382 sq miles)
- Louis (lwi). 1897–1982, French poet, essayist, and novelist; an early surrealist, later a committed Communist. His works include the verse collections Le Crève-Coeur (1941) and Les Yeux d'Elsa (1942) and the series of novels Le Monde réel (1933–51)
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Word Origin and History for aragon
medieval Spanish kingdom, named for a river that runs through it, probably from a PIE root meaning "water."
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