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Oviedo, it town of Spain, in the province of Oviedo, in the Asturias, 230 miles north of Madrid. It is a clean town, irregularly built, and contains some ancient churches, a university, a court-house, hospital, etc. Hats and arms are manufactured. The province of Oviedo, 4,080 square miles in area, is on the Bay of Biscay. The mountainous interior contains good pasture-land, and many cattle, goats, and swine are reared. Linens, woollens, and leather are manufactured, and coal mined.