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Aragon

[a-ra-gawn for 1; ar-uh-gon for 2]
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  1. Louis [lwee] /lwi/, 1897–1982, French novelist, poet, and journalist.
  2. 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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Aragon1

noun
  1. 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)
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Aragon2

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  1. 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

Aragon

medieval Spanish kingdom, named for a river that runs through it, probably from a PIE root meaning "water."

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