Definition of Galicia in English :

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Galicia meaning in English

Meaning of Galicia in English

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1. galicia

a region (and former kingdom) in northwestern Spain on the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay

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1. (ɡəˈlɪʃɪə, -ˈlɪʃə)
a region of E central Europe on the N side of the Carpathians, now in SE Poland and Ukraine
2. (Spanish ɡaˈliθja)
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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region of SE Poland & NW Ukraine: formerly an Austrian crown land
region of NW Spain: 11,365 sq mi (29,435 sq km); pop. 2,825,000: a former medieval kingdom

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1. A historical region of central Europe in southeast Poland and western Ukraine. An independent principality after 1087, it was conquered by Russians in the 12th century and later passed to Poland and Austria. The territory was returned to Poland after World War I, and the eastern portion was ceded to the USSR after World War II.
2. A region and ancient kingdom of northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean south of the Bay of Biscay. Exploited by the Romans for its mineral resources, it later became a Goth kingdom and a stronghold of the Moors.

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