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Guienne

or Guy·enne

[gwee-yen]
noun
  1. a former province in SW France.
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Historical Examples

  • To outward appearance, the Spanish King was as eager as ever for the war in Guienne.

    Henry VIII.

    A. F. Pollard

  • At the age of six he was placed in the college of Guienne, where he remained seven years.

  • It was, it is true, the road to Guienne, but he might stop there.

  • Later still, they negotiated for the possession of Guienne and Provence.

  • But now there was a distant crash and a roar of "Saint George for Guienne!"

    Sir Nigel

    Arthur Conan Doyle


British Dictionary definitions for guienne

Guienne

Guyenne

noun
  1. a former province of SW France: formed, with Gascony, the duchy of Aquitaine during the 12th century
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