Aquitaine

[ ak-wi-teyn; French a-kee-ten ]
/ ˈæk wɪˌteɪn; French a kiˈtɛn /

noun

a lowland region in SW France, formerly an ancient Roman province and medieval duchy.

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Latin Aq·ui·ta·ni·a [ak-wi-tey-nee-uh] /ˌæk wɪˈteɪ ni ə/.
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Aquitaine
/ (ˌækwɪˈteɪn, French akitɛn) /

noun

a region of SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: a former Roman province and medieval duchy. It is generally flat in the west, rising to the slopes of the Massif Central in the northeast and the Pyrenees in the south; mainly agriculturalAncient name: Aquitania (ˌækwɪˈteɪnɪə)
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