[ lahng -dawk ]
/ lɑ̃g ˈdɔk /
the Romance language of medieval southern France: developed into modern Provençal.
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Origin of langue d'oc
1700–10; <French: language of oc, yes <Latin hōc (ille fēcit) this (he did); cf. Occitan
Words nearby langue d'oc
Definition for langue d'oc (2 of 2)
[ lahng-dawk ]
/ lɑ̃gˈdɔk /
a former province in S France. Capital: Toulouse.
OTHER WORDS FROM LanguedocLangue·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)
/ French (lɑ̃ɡ dɔk) /
the group of medieval French dialects spoken in S France: often regarded as including ProvençalCompare langue d'oïl
Word Origin for langue d'oc
literally: language of oc (the Provençal form for yes), ultimately from Latin hoc this
British Dictionary definitions for langue d'oc (2 of 2)
/ (French lɑ̃ɡdɔk) /
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
a wine from this region
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