Definition of Asturias in English:

Asturias

Line breaks: As¦tur|ias
Pronunciation: /aˈstʊərɪəs
 
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  • An autonomous region and former principality of NW Spain; capital, Oviedo.

Derivatives

Asturian

noun & adjective
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  • Spanish communities in the United States, in keeping with their strong regional identification in Spain, have established centers for Galicians, Asturians, Andalucians, and other such groups.
  • Thus the Asturian dialect, like the province itself, is emblematic of the birth of the modern nation.
  • The modern personification of the Asturian royal tradition is, of course, the current Prince of Asturias, Prince Felipe, who has officially held the title since 1977.

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