Galicia

Galicia

[guh-lish-ee-uh, -lish-uh; for 2 also Spanish gah-lee-thyah]
noun
1.
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).
2.
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
 
n
1.  a region of E central Europe on the N side of the Carpathians, now in SE Poland and Ukraine
2.  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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