[ gee-hawn; Spanish hee-hawn ]
/ giˈhɔn; Spanish hiˈhɔn /
a seaport in NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay.
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How to use Gijón in a sentence
Jovellanos returned to Gijon where he lived in dignified retirement for two years and a half.
But one of the throng that had pressed into the shop informed me that they were strangers, and had been but a few days in Gijon.
She told me that they had been in Gijon only nine days, having come to visit a nun who was her mother's sister.
The idea that she might think that I sought payment in annoying gallantry for my service at Gijon was abhorrent.
British Dictionary definitions for Gijón
/ (ɡiːˈhɔːn, Spanish xiˈxɔn) /
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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