Roussillon

[ roo-see-yohn; French roo-see-yawn ]
/ ˌru siˈyoʊn; French ru siˈyɔ̃ /

noun

a historic region in S France, on the border of Spain and the Mediterranean Sea.

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Roussillon
/ (French rusijɔ̃) /

noun

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
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