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Asturias

[a-stoo r-ee-uh s, a-styoo r-; Spanish ahs-too-ryahs]
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  1. Mi·guel Án·gel [mee-gel ahng-hel] /miˈgɛl ˈɑŋ hɛl/, 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist, poet, and short-story writer: Nobel Prize 1967.
  2. a former kingdom and province in NW Spain.
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Asturias1

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  1. a region and former kingdom of NW Spain, consisting of a coastal plain and the Cantabrian Mountains: a Christian stronghold against the Moors (8th to 13th centuries); rich mineral resources

Asturias2

noun
  1. Miguel Ángel. 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist and poet. His novels include El Señor Presidente (1946). Nobel prize for literature 1967
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