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Guyenne

[gwee-yen]
noun
  1. Guienne.
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Guienne

or Guy·enne

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

  • He next tried to preach in Guyenne, where he was equally unsuccessful.

    A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)

    Thomas M. Lindsay

  • I have the lieutenancy of Guyenne, but how long I am to have it is the question.

    The Lily and the Totem

    William Gilmore Simms

  • "I also am from Guyenne, like my companion," came from another Huguenot.

  • The father of Agrippa d'Aubign was, as his son informs us, one of the commissioners sent on this occasion to Guyenne.

  • But the terms of peace were not to the taste of the enterprising and self-reliant Huguenots of Languedoc and Guyenne.


British Dictionary definitions for guyenne

Guyenne

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Guienne
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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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