Dictionary.com

Asturias

[ a-stoor-ee-uhs, a-styoor-; Spanish ahs-too-ryahs ]
/ æˈstʊər i əs, æˈstyʊər-; Spanish ɑsˈtu ryɑs /
Save This Word!

noun

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.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for Asturias (1 of 2)

Asturias1
/ (æˈstʊərɪˌæs) /

noun

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)

Asturias2
/ (æˈstʊərɪˌæs) /

noun

Miguel Ángel. 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist and poet. His novels include El Señor Presidente (1946). Nobel prize for literature 1967
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!