Definition of Oviedo

1. Noun. A city in northwestern Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain

Definition of Oviedo

1. Proper noun. A town in Asturias in northwestern Spain, near the Cantabrian Mountains, founded circa 760. ¹

2. Proper noun. A town in Florida, United States. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oviedo

Outer Manchuria
Outer Mongolia
Outer Tibet
Oval Office
Ovalipes ocellatus
Ovibos moschatus
Ovis ammon
Ovis aries
Ovis canadensis
Ovis montana dalli
Ovis musimon
Ovis poli
Ovis vignei

Literary usage of Oviedo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of the Ancient by William Hickling Prescott (1878)
"oviedo, accordingly, transported himself to the Ne» ... Considering the intimate footing on which oviedo lived with the eminent persons« his time, ..."

2. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1863)
"He was born at Madrid, in 1478,20 and, oviedo. - ° , T , . ... oviedo seems, from his youth, to have had a passion for knowing remarkable persons as well as ..."

3. History of the Conquest of Mexico: With a Preliminary View of the Ancient by William Hickling Prescott (1886)
"Ij. Gonzalo Fernandez de oviedo y Valdes was born in t478. ... oviedo accompanied the camp in the latter campaigns of the Moorish war, and was present at ..."

4. Cathedral Cities of Spain by W. W. Collins (1909)
"oviedo oviedo, seldom visited by the foreigner, lies well situated on rising ... While I was in oviedo it rained almost incessantly, and the " clang of the ..."

5. The Bible in Spain: Or, The Journeys, Adventures, and Imprisonments of an by George Henry Borrow (1845)
"Departure from oviedo—Villa Viciosa—The Young Man of the Inn—Antonio's Tale—The General and ... So we left oviedo and directed our course towards Santander. ..."

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