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  • adjective Of, from or pertaining to the region of Auvergne in France
  • noun A person from the Auvergne region


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Auvergne +‎ -ese


  • The Auvergnese were a pastoral people, distinguished for their courage and honor.

    True to His Home A Tale of the Boyhood of Franklin

  • The cathedral of Clermont, dating from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, is not of equal archæological importance with the church of Notre-Dame du Port, which stands to-day as it was rebuilt in the eleventh century, and is one of the most beautiful of Romanesque churches in the Auvergnese style.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • At daybreak, the general assault commenced, and the aga (or colonel) of the janizaries succeeded in planting his banner on the gate intrusted to the care of the Spaniards and Auvergnese.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • Italian, Auvergnese and Provincials, respectively defended eight of the gates of Rhodes; while the lord general himself, with his body-guard, took his post at the ninth.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • Beglerbeg (or governor) of Roumilia, found himself placed in front of the walls and gates defended by the French and Germans; Ahmed Pasha was opposed to the Spaniards and Auvergnese; Mustapha Pasha had to contend with the English: Kasim, Beglerbeg of Anatolia, was to direct the attack against the bastion and gates occupied by the natives of Provence; the

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf


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