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

  • A region of northwest Italy bordering on France and Switzerland. Separated from Piedmont in the 1940s, it has a predominantly French linguistic and cultural heritage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A French-speaking region of northern Italy.
  • proper n. The sole province of Valle d'Aosta, consisting of the whole region.

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

  • n. a region in northwestern Italy


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