from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A historical region and former province of southwest France in the western Pyrenees. The region was autonomous until 1620.

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  • proper noun A former viscounty in the southwestern French Pyrenees, which became part of the French royal domain before it was united with the French crown, together with Navarra, as a single feudal province of the French realm


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