Artois

Artois

[ar-twah]
noun
a former province in N France: artesian wells.
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Artois (French artwa)
 
n
a former province of N France

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artois

historic and cultural region encompassing most of the northern French departement of Pas-de-Calais and coextensive with the former province of Artois.

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