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[ek-sahn-praw-vahns; English eyks-ahn-pruh-vahns] /ɛk sɑ̃ prɔˈvɑ̃s; English ˈeɪks ɑn prəˈvɑns/
a city in SE France, N of Marseilles.
Also called Aix [eks; English eyks] /ɛks; English eɪks/ (Show IPA). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She looked a little older than when he had seen her at Aix-en-Provence.

  • In 1839 he was born at Aix-en-Provence, and for forty years he painted patiently in the manner of his master Pissarro.

    Art Clive Bell
  • He bewailed the loss of his automobile that had perished of senile decay at Aix-en-Provence.

  • She wanted to push on, and her one thought of Aix-en-Provence was for lunch.

    The Motor Maid Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for Aix-en-Provence


/French ɛksɑ̃prɔvɑ̃s/
a city and spa in SE France: the medieval capital of Provence. Pop: 134 222 (1999) Also called Aix
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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