She learned that it was a state, like a department in France, like her own Bourbonnais for instance.
I have my little estates in the South, in the Bourbonnais, and near to Orleans.
To the Corsican intruder the peasant of Beauce was just the same as the peasant of the Bourbonnais—merely a fighting machine.
But, in the Bourbonnais, flat and open as it is, the scene begins to change.
What was left of the mortgaged chteau in the Bourbonnais went to pay for it.
Of myself, sir, with a chteau in the Bourbonnais, whose floors are as well watered as the vineyards outside.
He was born at Moulins (Bourbonnais) on the 21st of August 1670.
Yesterday, again, was witnessed in our Bourbonnais, another wonderful trait of Mary's protection.
Just before we started the father came and asked if it was all the same to me whether we went by Burgundy or the Bourbonnais.
Bourbonnais, ancient province in the centre of France, being the duchy of Bourbon; united to the crown in 1531; cap.