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Gijón

[ gee-hawn; Spanish hee-hawn ]
/ giˈhɔn; Spanish hiˈhɔn /
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noun
a seaport in NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay.
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Gijón
/ (ɡiːˈhɔːn, Spanish xiˈxɔn) /

noun
a port in NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay: capital of the kingdom of Asturias until 791. Pop: 270 875 (2003 est)Asturian name: Xixón Ancient name: Gigia
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