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Artois

[ar-twah] /arˈtwɑ/
noun
1.
a former province in N France: artesian wells.
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  • Artois thought, "I have seen you there without consciously noticing you."

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  • Artois had let go her hands, and now she turned to the Sicilian.

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  • Hermione had said that Artois was a great man, and Maurice had felt that he was a great man, had mentally sat at his feet.

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  • Hermione could not help laughing, and Artois echoed her laugh.

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  • Before Artois left Marechiaro the tender treachery was arranged.

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  • Once more Artois had his friend, released from the love of another man.

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  • Perhaps Artois was one of those men who liked to have a clever woman at his beck and call.

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  • Artois had played upon her intellect, had appealed, too, to her mother's heart.

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  • Artois hinted that he received a good rent from the English lady for the cottage on Monte Amato.

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  • It was this fear which made him argue on the same side as Artois.

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British Dictionary definitions for Artois

Artois

/French artwa/
noun
1.
a former province of N France
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