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Artois

[ar-twah]
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noun
  1. a former province in N France: artesian wells.
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Historical Examples

  • For this divined and persistent loyalty Artois had a sensation of absolute love.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • He was going to put it back on his dark hair, when Artois held his arm.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • Artois wondered, but could not divine, what was at the back of his mind.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • Artois heard voices in the house, and listened for a new one, the voice of Peppina.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • As they drove off Artois drew out some small square bits of paper.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens


British Dictionary definitions for artois

Artois

noun
  1. a former province of N France
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