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Gascony

[gas-kuh-nee] /ˈgæs kə ni/
noun
1.
a former province in SW France.
French Gascogne
[ga-skawn-yuh] /gaˈskɔn yə/ (Show IPA)
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  • De Montfort had won great renown as a soldier in Gascony, and his troops had implicit faith in his powers.

    A Clerk of Oxford Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Methinks that Gascony is too small a cock to crow so lustily.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • In the same year 1790, an aërolite weighing ten kilogrammes fell in Gascony.

  • Do you know what part of Gascony these men come from, Pierre?

  • She slept that night in a town on the skirts of Languedoc, and, on the following morning, entered Gascony.

    The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe
  • Royan is a pleasure place, a bathing town which is resorted to by all Gascony.

    The Sea Jules Michelet
British Dictionary definitions for Gascony

Gascony

/ˈɡæskənɪ/
noun
1.
a former province of SW France French name Gascogne (ɡaskɔɲ)
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