Galicia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gu-lish'ē-u, -lish'u for 2 also Sp. gä-lē'thyä), [key]
— n.
  1. a region in E central Europe: a former crown land of Austria, included in S Poland after World War I, and now partly in Ukraine. ab. 30,500 sq. mi. (79,000 sq. km).
  2. a maritime region in NW Spain: a former kingdom, and later a province. 11,256 sq. mi. (29,153 sq. km).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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