Galicia

Galicia, 1, an old province (1,919) of Spain, formerly a kingdom in the NW. corner of it, fronting the Bay of Biscay and the Atlantic; now divided into the four minor provinces, Coruña, Lugo, Orense, Pontevedra; the county is hilly, well watered, fertile, and favoured with a fine climate, but cultivated only very partially; some mining is carried on. 2, A crownland (6,607) in the NE. of Austria, between Russia and the Carpathians; the inhabitants are mainly Slavs, but there is a goodly number of Jews, Germans, Poles, &c.; the land is fertile, consists chiefly of extensive plains, well watered by the Dneister and other large rivers, and yields abundance of cereals, while one-fourth is covered with forest; timber is largely exported, and salt; many of the useful metals are found, and productive petroleum wells; it has an independent Diet, but an Austrian governor; Austria annexed it in 1772.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Galia`ni, Ferdinando * Galilæans
Galatians, Epistle to the
Galatz
Galaxy
Galba
Gale, Theophilus
Gale, Thomas
Galen
Gale`rius, Valerius Maximus
Galgacus
Galia`ni, Ferdinando
Galicia
Galilæans
Galilee
Galilee, Sea of
Galileo
Galitzin
Gall, Franz Joseph
Gall, St.
Galland, Antoine
Gallas
Galle

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