Citations:Galicia

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English citations of Galicia

Proper noun: former Iberian kingdom[edit]

1882 1943 2000
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  • 1882, Elisée Reclus, The Earth and its Inhabitants: Europe, volume 1, page 448
    The old kingdom of Galicia occupies the west, the Asturias the centre, and Santander the east.
  • 1943, Robert Kilburn Spaulding, How Spanish Grew, page 11
    Territory especially belonging to the Celts was the west (Galicia and Portugal), and the northeastern portion of the central plateau []
  • 2000, Glanville Price, Encyclopedia of the languages of Europe, edition reprint, illustrated, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN 9780631220398, page 367:
    A distinction is usually made between Old Portuguese (português antigo, português arcaico), referring to the period from the earliest texts to 1540, Classical Portuguese (1540-1850), and Modern Portuguese (1850 to the present). There is sometimes a further subdivision of the Old Portuguese period into a Galician-Portuguese period (origins to 1350), during which the linguistic and cultural unit of Galicia and Portugal remained strong, and the Old Portuguese period proper (1350-1540).

Proper noun: historical kingdom of Central Europe[edit]

1887 1984 1996
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  • 1887 (Mar 1), "The Present Position of European Politics: Part III—Russia", The Fortnightly Review 243 (new series), page 341
    A partial dismemberment of Austria, by a Russian annexation of Galicia, Germany might not very much regret, because Austria in Galicia protects the Poles, a course which is a permanent slur upon the action of Germany in this matter.
  • 1984, Robert A. Kann & Zdeněk V. David, The Peoples of the Eastern Habsburg Lands, 1526-1918, (A History of East Central Europe, volume VI), page 205
    In 1775 Bohemia and Moravia with Silesia were included in a customs union, which also covered the Alpine Lands and, after 1783, Galicia.
  • 1996, Lonnie R. Johnson, Central Europe: Enemies, Neighbors, Friends, chapter 9, page 175
    The czar had declared the "liberation" of the Ukrainian minorities inhabiting the eastern portion of the Austrian imperial province of Galicia, the Austrian portion of partitioned Poland, to be one of Russia's objectives.