[ oh-nees ]
/ oʊˈnis /
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a historic region in western France, on the Atlantic coast: once a fief of the duchy of Aquitaine.
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Words nearby Aunis
aumildar, Aum Shinrikyo, au naturel, aune, Aung San Suu Kyi, Aunis, aunt, auntie, auntie-ji, auntie man, aunties
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How to use Aunis in a sentence
Let me take one hundred of the gendarmes of Aunis; I have plenty of friends there, and can choose whom I like.
Gentlemen, we are marine officers, and you are gendarmes of Aunis, apparently.