Definition for asuncion (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for asuncion
It is quite the thing in Asuncion for men forty years old and more to have lustful intentions on twelve-year old girls.
Thinking the entrance a bay, Heceta named it, in honour of the day, Ensenada de Asuncion.The Columbia River|William Denison Lyman
Of distinguished ancestry and pure Spanish blood, he was born at Asuncion in 1561.The South American Republics Part I of II|Thomas C. Dawson
He owns a fleet of steamers plying between Montevideo and Asuncion which touch at Argentine ports.
The physicians of Asuncion are poor and but few hold genuine degrees.
British Dictionary definitions for asuncion (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for asuncion (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for asuncion
country is named for the river, which is said to be from Guarani para "water" + guay "born." Said to have been the name of a local chieftain who treated with the first Spanish explorers.