Examples from the Web for languedoc
Languedoc is the country of the latter luxury; and Languedoc is in the south of France—aptly termed 'the austere south.'
He has one estate in Burgundy, two in Languedoc, and one in the vicinity of this capital.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete|Lewis Goldsmith
This event in 1319 marked the victory of the Inquisition in Languedoc.Medival Heresy and the Inquisition|A. S. Turberville
The Narbonnaise, or Languedoc, is perhaps the most charming district of charming France.Health and Education|Charles Kingsley
Keller Bey's family lived with my father across the water in Languedoc.A Tatter of Scarlet|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for languedoc
Word Origin and History for languedoc
"language of medieval France south of the Loire," 1660s, from French langue d'oc "speech of the south of France," literally "the language of 'yes,' " from oc the word used for "yes" in southern France, from Latin hoc "this;" as opposed to langue d'oïl, from the way of saying "yes" in the north of France (Modern French oui); each from a different word in Latin phrase hoc ille (fecit) "this he (did)." The langue d'oïl has developed into standard Modern French.