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Old Castile

[ka-steel] /kæˈstil/
noun
1.
a region in N Spain: formerly a province.
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  • Old Castile is to the north, and cattle are raised in the green fields fed by mountain streams.

  • Rising early on the following morning, we ascended the pass and entered into Old Castile.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
  • One is apt to forget that Old Castile is one of the provinces having a northern seaboard.

    Spanish Life in Town and Country L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
  • The day was exceedingly hot, and we wended our way slowly along the plains of Old Castile.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
  • He bowed his head in submission with all the haughty grace of Old Castile.

    An Ocean Tramp William McFee
  • There were steep ascents and violent descents, but no traces of carriage wheels, and so it is throughout the whole of Old Castile.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • The hostess was an exceedingly fat woman, a native of Valladolid, in Old Castile.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
  • They were our escort to Miranda, on the borders of Old Castile, where we might consider ourselves out of danger.

    Romantic Spain John Augustus O'Shea
  • Muttering curses through his closed visor, Perozzi (who was dressed as a knight of Old Castile) hastily left the scene.

  • New England is a very different sort of place from Old Castile.

British Dictionary definitions for Old Castile

Old Castile

noun
1.
a region of N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay: formerly a province Spanish name Castilla la Vieja
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