[ a-stoor-ee-uhs, a-styoor-; Spanish ahs-too-ryahs ]
/ æˈstʊər i əs, æˈstyʊər-; Spanish ɑsˈtu ryɑs /
Mi·guel Án·gel [mee-gel-ahng-hel], /miˈgɛl ˈɑŋ hɛl/, 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist, poet, and short-story writer: Nobel Prize 1967.
a former kingdom and province in NW Spain.
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How to use Asturias in a sentence
In Asturias, more cider is consumed per capita than anywhere else in the world.
In Asturias, the cider apples are more bitter and tannic than in other regions.
That happiness now requires my renunciation in behalf of my very dear eldest son, Charles Louis, prince of the Asturias.
Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias, and heir apparent to the throne, was a young widower of good impulses but feeble character.
The people adored the Prince of Asturias, and without difficulty he quieted the rioters and offered life to his enemy.
The sheep and horses of Btica rivalled in renown those of the Asturias.
To the north, the limitation could not be made any more distinct, the Asturias not being thoroughly conquered.
British Dictionary definitions for Asturias (1 of 2)
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
British Dictionary definitions for Asturias (2 of 2)
Miguel Ángel. 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist and poet. His novels include El Señor Presidente (1946). Nobel prize for literature 1967
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