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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern France near the Mediterranean Sea west-northwest of Marseille. Founded in the eighth century, it was purchased by Philip VI of France in 1349. The city was later a Huguenot center and was besieged and captured by Louis XIII in 1622. Population: 244,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France.

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