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  • Nowadays, the term Provençal is mostly used to designate the Occitan dialect of Provence rather than the whole Occitan language.

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  • The term Provençal (provençau, provençal in Modern Occitan; proençal, proensal in Old Occitan) appeared around 1240.

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  • Its name is said to come from the game of jacks, or osselets which was called berlingaù in Provençal.

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  • I have a new nickname for my brother-in-law and it rhymes with "ink well", "story to tell," and even "sheep's bell" (three concepts, by the way, that a certain Provençal "word painter," who holds the same name, knew so well).

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  • She set off on her many adventures in Provençale cuisine by tracking down a herd of goats, a cool workshop, some rennet, and the lost art of making fresh goat cheese.

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  • Mistral read law, but after taking his degree devoted himself entirely to writing poetry in Provençal, the passion for which had been aroused during his school days by one of his masters, the Provençal poet Joseph Roumanille.

    Frédéric Mistral - Biography

  • Perry's latest commercial, titled "Proven Leadership" is a perfect example of what Perry is capable of.

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  • The first was used in the southern part of the country; it was called Provençal (from Provence).

    Early European History

  • In spite of all this, the NFLPA proposed something to address this issue called the Proven Performance Plan.

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  • Dr. Brown stated that the simultaneous forums entitled Proven Applications and New Approaches and Today's Progress for Tomorrow's Practice, provided a unique learning opportunity.

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