Galicia

[ guh-lish-ee-uh, -lish-uh; for 2 also Spanish gah-lee-thyah ]
/ gəˈlɪʃ i ə, -ˈlɪʃ ə; for 2 also Spanish gɑˈli θyɑ /

noun

a region in E central Europe: a former crown land of Austria, included in S Poland after World War I, and now partly in Ukraine. About 30,500 sq. mi. (79,000 sq. km).
a maritime region in NW Spain: a former kingdom, and later a province. 11,256 sq. mi. (29,153 sq. km).

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Galicia

noun

(ɡəˈlɪʃɪə, -ˈlɪʃə) a region of E central Europe on the N side of the Carpathians, now in SE Poland and Ukraine
(Spanish ɡaˈliθja) an autonomous region and former kingdom of NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay and the Atlantic. Pop: 1 969 000 (2003 est)
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