[roo-see-yohn; French roo-see-yawn]
- a historic region in S France, on the border of Spain and the Mediterranean Sea.
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Examples from the Web for roussillon
Others have thought, but mistakenly, that it was Collioure in Roussillon.The Phantom World
On the south he added Roussillon, on the east Alsace, on the northeast Artois.
Also, she asked for some of our Roussillon as a payment for what she had done.Yule Logs
The term which is sometimes used, clover of Roussillon, also shows this.Origin of Cultivated Plants
Alphonse De Candolle
Corps of observation were formed in Roussillon and Lorraine.
- a former province of S France: united with Aragon in 1172; passed to the French crown in 1659; now forms part of the region of Languedoc-Roussillon