Aunis

[ oh-nees ]
/ oʊˈnis /

noun

a historic region in W France, on the Atlantic coast, earlier part of Aquitaine.
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Examples from the Web for aunis

  • Let me take one hundred of the gendarmes of Aunis; I have plenty of friends there, and can choose whom I like.

    The Forty-Five Guardsmen|Alexandre Dumas
  • Gentlemen, we are marine officers, and you are gendarmes of Aunis, apparently.

    The Forty-Five Guardsmen|Alexandre Dumas