Pronunciation: (a-stoor'ē-us, a-styoor'-; Sp. äs-tOO'ryäs), [key]
1. Mi•guel Án•gel Pronunciation: (mē-gel' äng'hel), [key] 1899–1974, Guatemalan novelist, poet, and short-story writer: Nobel prize 1967.
2. a former kingdom and province in NW Spain.
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