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region: French regions

a region of N France, on the Straits of Dover (the Pas de Calais): coal-mining, textile, and metallurgical industries

region: French regions

metropolitan region of SE France: 12,124 sq mi (31,401 sq km); pop. 4,258,000; chief city, Marseille

region: French regions

a region of SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: a former Roman province and medieval duchy. It is generally flat in the west, rising to the slopes of the Massif Central in the northeast and the Pyrenees in the south; mainly agricultural

region: French regions

a region of E France, covering the Jura and the low country east of the Saône: part of the Kingdom of Burgundy (6th century ad–1137); autonomous as the Free County of Burgundy (1137–1384); under Burgundian rule again (1384–1477) and Hapsburg rule (1493–1674); annexed by France (1678)

region: French regions

a region of S France, on the Gulf of Lions: consists of the departments of Lozère, Gard, Hérault, Aude, and Pyrénées-Orientales; mainly mountainous with a coastal plain
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