meaning of Aragon

Aragon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

medieval Spanish kingdom, named for a river that runs through it, probably from a PIE root meaning "water."

Aragon meaning in General Dictionary

French publisher which generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982)

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  • a region of northeastern Spain; an old kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to make Spain (following the relationship of Ferdinand V and Isabella we)

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Sentence Examples with the word Aragon

Catalan, which by the reunion of Aragon and the countship of Barcelona in 1137 became the official language of the Aragonese monarchyalthough the kingdom of Aragon, consisting of the present provinces of Saragossa, Huesca and Teruel, has always been Castilian in speechestablished a footing in Italy also, in all parts where the domination of the kings of Aragon extended, viz, in Sicily, Naples, Corsica and Sardinia, but it has not maintained itself here except in a single district of the last-named island (Aighero); everywhere else in Italy, where it was not spoken except by the conquerors, nor written except in the royal chancery, it has disappeared without leaving a trace.

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