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[ek-sahn-praw-vahns; English eyks-ahn-pruh-vahns]
  1. a city in SE France, N of Marseilles.
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Also called Aix [eks; English eyks] /ɛks; English eɪks/.
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Examples from the Web for aix

Historical Examples of aix

  • I am on my trial at Aix, for cruelty and desertion of my wife.

    Gerald Fitzgerald

    Charles James Lever

  • I intended you to have stayed a day or two, at most, at Aix.

  • There was, then, an impropriety in my living at Aix as I did?

  • It appeared from what he said that all Aix was wildly excited by curiosity on her account.

  • She must know that I have left Aix, and will no doubt guess that I am here now.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

British Dictionary definitions for aix


  1. a city and spa in SE France: the medieval capital of Provence. Pop: 134 222 (1999)Also called: Aix
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