Definition of Aragon
1. Noun. French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982).
2. Noun. A region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I).
Group relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain
Definition of Aragon
1. Proper noun. An autonomous community in north-eastern Spain, with capital Zaragoza. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aragon
Literary usage of Aragon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"The first king Ferdinand of Castile united shillings Aragon, D of Castile Castile and ... Aragon 1065-1073. and Navarre were united for nearly sixty years. ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"After the union the political individuality of Aragon was lost in that of ... Castile, to Ferdinand, the heir of John II of Aragon, finally united these ..."
3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Aragon and Castile remained distinct, each keeping its separate laws, parliaments, ... In Aragon Ferdinand's authority was not shared by his queen. ..."
4. A History of Spain: Founded on the Historia de España Y de la Civilización by Charles Edward Chapman (1918)
"In Aragon the victory of ^s^cs °f monarchy over seigniorial anarchy was externally clear as early as the middle of the fourteenth century. ..."
5. The History of England from the Accession of Henry III. to the Death of by Thomas Frederick Tout (1905)
"When the revolted islanders chose Peter, King of Aragon, ... Philip lost his army and his life in Aragon, and his son and successor, Philip IV., ..."
6. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"Chapter XII KINGDOM OF Aragon. 1035-1516 THE origin and early history of Aragon being the same with that of Navarre, on which it was long dependent, ..."