American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A historical region and former province of southeast France bordering on the Mediterranean Sea. It was settled c. 600 B.C. by Greeks and later by Phoenician merchants and was colonized by Rome in the second century B.C. Provence became part of the kingdom of Arles in 933 A.D. and later passed to the Angevin dynasty (1246) and to France (1486).
- n. a former province of southeastern France; now administered with Cote d'Azur
- French Provence. (Wiktionary)
“Our most delightful area in Provence is Ramatuelle, and route D-93 from St. Tropez over the hill to La Croix-Valmer is a fantastic beautiful drive, especially if you drop by Girgaro, and happen to find a parking stall.”
“Morten, who was raised in Provence, is making some of the best wines in the Finger Lakes.”
“I didn’t get to the countryside, so I can’t speak to that, but A Year in Provence is one of my favorite books.”
“This is exciting since it means that we will be in Provence to visit you near the end of your weeks of labor.”
“Thank you for this perfect slice of winter paradise in Provence, untouched by the wild storms that affected the south west of France!”
“Herbes picked in Provence with a blend of Oregano, Thyme, Basil & Marjoram”
“Margaret looked sternly at me and said, “This is the one thing you have wanted to do since arriving in Provence so we will find Domaine Rouge-Bleu.””
“Why did the glimpse of that “paradise” and of that exciting gypsy lady (French Circus Madame, says the title ...) lead you to whatever happened on Sunday with your French family in Provence???”
“I'm excited to check it out this summer, while daydreaming of the summer I spent last year in Provence and Côte d'Azur.”
“Everyone is asleep here in Provence, the clock here on Kristi's computer reads 00: 29.”
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