langue d'oc

[ lahng dawk ]

noun
  1. the Romance language of medieval southern France: developed into modern Provençal.

Origin of langue d'oc

1
1700–10; <French: language of oc, yes <Latin hōc (ille fēcit) this (he did); cf. Occitan

Words Nearby langue d'oc

Other definitions for Languedoc (2 of 2)

Languedoc
[ lahng-dawk ]

noun
  1. a former province in S France. Capital: Toulouse.

Other words from Languedoc

  • Langue·do·cian [lang-doh-shuhn, lang-gwuh-doh-shuhn], /læŋˈdoʊ ʃən, ˌlæŋ gwəˈdoʊ ʃən/, adjective, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for langue d'oc (1 of 2)

langue d'oc

/ French (lɑ̃ɡ dɔk) /


noun
  1. the group of medieval French dialects spoken in S France: often regarded as including Provençal: Compare langue d'oïl

Origin of langue d'oc

1
literally: language of oc (the Provençal form for yes), ultimately from Latin hoc this

British Dictionary definitions for Languedoc (2 of 2)

Languedoc

/ (French lɑ̃ɡdɔk) /


noun
  1. a former province of S France, lying between the foothills of the Pyrenees and the River Rhône: formed around the countship of Toulouse in the 13th century; important production of bulk wines

  2. a wine from this region

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