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Asturian

[ a-stoor-ee-uhn, a-styoor- ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to Asturias, its people, or their language.


noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Asturias.
  2. the dialect of Spanish spoken in Asturias.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Asturian1

From the Spanish word asturiano, dating back to 1605–15. See Asturias, -an

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Example Sentences

Meanwhile, you seem to know General Maxgregor very well—you say that you are anxious to obtain a post in the Asturian service.

Very little of the scandal that hung over the Asturian throne like a blighting cloud was hidden from him.

He was with me in the first Asturian campaign—a fellow who has a fortune, and loves doctoring as a pastime.

It's a nuisance just at present, when I am so busy with Asturian affairs and the king is such a handful to hold.

It is said that the Asturian women never part from the puppies that they have fed from their own breasts.

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