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Béarn

[bey-ahrn] /beɪˈɑrn/
noun
1.
a historic region and province in SW France, in the Pyrenees.
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  • I never knew of any Countess bearn but the one who lives by Verdun.

    Balsamo, The Magician Alexander Dumas
  • But in our country of bearn we all worship our mothers—with us it is a cult.

    The White Plumes of Navarre Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • You like this lovely bearn more than the dusty streets of Paris?

    File No. 113 Emile Gaboriau
  • He is accompanied by his two cousins, Henry of bearn and Cond.

  • This was a proposal that Henry of bearn should marry the king's sister, Margaret.

    For The Admiral W.J. Marx
  • They were of the battalions bearn and Guienne and they had come newly from France.

    The Masters of the Peaks Joseph A. Altsheler
  • I owe my life to one of your gentlemen; but for his bravery and skill with the sword Henry of bearn would be food for the worms.

    For The Admiral W.J. Marx
  • We four were chatting together, and Felix was describing in his lively way some of our adventures, when Henry of bearn drew near.

    For The Admiral W.J. Marx
  • So called derisively, because he was born and brought up in the poor province of bearn, in the Pyrenees.

    Paris and its Story Thomas Okey
  • Hw mg beon rihtlice gecged mannes bearn, buton Criste anum, onne lc man is twegra manna bearn, buton him anum?

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