- a former province in central France. Capital: Nevers.
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Examples from the Web for nivernais
Through his efforts the Nivernais was incorporated with the French crown in 1669.The Cathedrals of Northern France
She purchased some very good things at Nivernais and the Haute-Loire.Parisians in the Country
Honore de Balzac
This son who was the last Duc of Nivernais, had died in 1798!
The story as given by Nivernais is the most intelligible account.Historical Mysteries
Just as Rouen potters were celebrated for their reds, the Nivernais surpassed them in blues.East of Paris
- a former province of central France, around Nevers
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