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[a-stoo r-ee-uh n, a-styoo r-]
  1. of or relating to Asturias, its people, or their language.
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  1. a native or inhabitant of Asturias.
  2. the dialect of Spanish spoken in Asturias.
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Origin of Asturian

From the Spanish word asturiano, dating back to 1605–15. See Asturias, -an
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Examples from the Web for asturian

Historical Examples

  • But let that cowardly Asturian beware how he meets me in the mountains.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845.


  • He was an Asturian by birth, about fifty years of age, and about five feet high.

    The Bible in Spain

    George Borrow

  • The Asturian mountains in this part rise to a considerable altitude.

    The Bible in Spain

    George Borrow

  • I was in my own house, and an Asturian is fit company for a king, and is often of better blood.

    The Bible in Spain

    George Borrow

  • After a short pause in the Asturian capital we took the train back to Len.

    Heroic Spain

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly