Languedoc-Roussillon love

Languedoc-Roussillon

Definitions

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  • proper n. A région of France.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a region in south central France; named after the medieval dialect of French that was spoken there

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Examples

  • Carcassonne is the largest medieval citadel in Europe - a breathtaking UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site less than three hours' flight from London in the heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon - and a crossroads between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean, with the Pyrenees just a blue haze in the distance.

    Richard Powell: PHOTOS: A Holiday Spent Amongst The Wineries Of Languedoc

  • In fact, Mr. Engerer grew up in a family of wine merchants from the Languedoc-Roussillon and spent his summers working in his grandfather's cellar.

    A Towering Bordeaux

  • I'd head to Nîmes (just over the border in Languedoc-Roussillon), preferably between 8-13 June for the Féria (viva-la-feria.com), and either buy a ticket for the bullfighting at the Roman arena of Les Arènes (4 rue de la Violette, arenesdenimes.com) or settle for some gardiane, a bull casserole.

    Classic France: the insiders' guide

  • French winemaker Gérard Bertrand, who is promoting wines from the lesser-known Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

    New wines from the old world bring cheer to hard-pressed retail sector

  • The still-lean former captain of the Stade Français rugby team is talking passionately about his plans to turn wine drinkers on to the charms of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, which despite its 30,000 growers is one of the least revered regions in France, where Bordeaux and Burgundy hold sway.

    New wines from the old world bring cheer to hard-pressed retail sector

  • Centraco is located on the grounds of another nuclear site, Marcoule, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region near the Mediterranean Sea.

    France Nuclear Site Explosion: Marcoule Waste Site Rocked By Blast

  • There have been stints at numerous French vineyards, including in the regions of Languedoc-Roussillon and Bordeaux, as well as the Loire village of Sancerre.

    Cultivating Pinot Noir

  • It's hugely versatile and its nutty, caramelized flavor matches superbly with white wines from the Loire such as Sancerre, light red Beaujolais, vintage Champagne and even heavy reds from the Languedoc-Roussillon.

    Rules to Drink By

  • So instead of Provence or the Riviera, try Languedoc-Roussillon.

    Living the fantasy of retiring outside the U.S.

  • He said that the Languedoc-Roussillon region, the Mediterranean coast of Camargue, as well as the northern coast on the channel, close to Calais, remain at risk of inundation.

    Storm Exposes Risks of Napoleonic Dams

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