miguel asturias


[a-stoor-ee-uhs, a-styoor-; Spanish ahs-too-ryahs]
Miguel Ángel [mee-gel ahng-hel] , 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist, poet, and short-story writer: Nobel Prize 1967.
a former kingdom and province in NW Spain.
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Asturias1 (æˈstʊərɪˌæs)
a region and former kingdom of NW Spain, consisting of a coastal plain and the Cantabrian Mountains: a Christian stronghold against the Moors (8th to 13th centuries); rich mineral resources

Asturias2 (æˈstʊərɪˌæs)
Miguel Ángel. 1899--1974, Guatemalan novelist and poet. His novels include El Señor Presidente (1946). Nobel prize for literature 1967

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