- a former province in SW France.
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Examples from the Web for guyenne
He next tried to preach in Guyenne, where he was equally unsuccessful.A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)
Thomas M. Lindsay
I have the lieutenancy of Guyenne, but how long I am to have it is the question.The Lily and the Totem
William Gilmore Simms
"I also am from Guyenne, like my companion," came from another Huguenot.
The father of Agrippa d'Aubign was, as his son informs us, one of the commissioners sent on this occasion to Guyenne.
But the terms of peace were not to the taste of the enterprising and self-reliant Huguenots of Languedoc and Guyenne.
- a variant spelling of Guienne
- a former province of SW France: formed, with Gascony, the duchy of Aquitaine during the 12th century
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