a former province in central France.
I should have preferred to go quite into the country, into Auvergne, where my husband has a house.
Madame de Mauves Henry James
In France it is somewhat more usual, and in Auvergne it is the rule.
Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine Edward A. Freeman
They would find a world of things to say of the rugged fairyland of Auvergne or the swooning loveliness of the Côte d’Azur.
The Mountebank William J. Locke
I will notify it to him, who is at present with his Provincial Assembly in Auvergne.
The Writings of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson
The most interesting and perhaps the best-known French peasant jewellery is that of Normandy and the Auvergne.
Jewellery H. Clifford Smith,
In 1095 a great council was held in Auvergne, in the city of Clermont.
A Source Book for Mediaeval History Oliver J. Thatcher
But you can so watch the grand chain of old volcanoes which are the rampart of Auvergne.
First and Last H. Belloc
The same trait is very conspicuous in the volcanic districts of Auvergne.
The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram
They appear as a broken border round the old crystalline nucleus of Auvergne.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5 Various
He belongs to a noble family in Auvergne, and is a relative of our dear Sr.
The Catholic World, Vol. X, October 1869 Various
a region of S central France: largely mountainous, rising over 1800 m (6000 ft)
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- Aux cayes
former name of Les Cayes. Historical Examples “Don’t, my dear child,” soothed Aux Cayes, patting her shoulder gently. The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve noun the former name of Les Cayes
to the; at the; with the. variant of auxo-, especially before a vowel: auxin. auxiliary; auxiliaries. plural of au. auxiliary verb: used to represent a phrase structure constituent that may include such verbal elements as tense and mood markers as well as auxiliaries. Historical Examples So all the French philologists agree; and the modern variance […]
- Aux. v.
aux. v. auxiliary verb