Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a historic region in W France, on the Atlantic coast, earlier part of Aquitaine.
Historical Examples

Gentlemen, we are marine officers, and you are gendarmes of Aunis, apparently.
The Forty-Five Guardsmen Alexandre Dumas

Let me take one hundred of the gendarmes of Aunis; I have plenty of friends there, and can choose whom I like.
The Forty-Five Guardsmen Alexandre Dumas


Read Also:

  • Aunt

    the sister of one’s father or mother. the wife of one’s uncle. Chiefly New England and South Midland U.S. (used as a term of respectful address to an older woman who is not related to the speaker). Slang. an aging male homosexual. Contemporary Examples “It was incredibly moving seeing Natasha with her mother and aunt […]

  • Aunt flo

    aunt flo noun A woman’s menstrual period: my visit from Aunt Flo Historical Examples Now that aunt flo is gone, there isn’t a soul belonging to me. A Bottle in the Smoke Milne Rae

  • Aunt jemima

    Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a black woman considered by other black people to be subservient to or to curry favor with whites. Historical Examples “Unless she were to take Inmates, you know,” said Aunt Jemima, in a sepulchral voice. Miss Marjoribanks Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant Aunt Jemima was to go ahead and see that these preparations […]

  • Aunt sally

    a person who is a ready target for criticism or focus for disputation. Historical Examples A laugh caused Aunt Sally to glance through the window, where Jessica was an amused spectator of the scene within. Jessica, the Heiress Evelyn Raymond And all the old furniture was sold too, and that most killed Aunt Sally. Lucy […]

Disclaimer: Aunis definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.