a former province in S France.
a former province of S France, lying between the foothills of the Pyrenees and the River Rhône: formed around the countship of Toulouse in the 13th century; important production of bulk wines
a wine from this region
“language of medieval France south of the Loire,” 1660s, from French langue d’oc “speech of the south of France,” literally “the language of ‘yes,’ ” from oc the word used for “yes” in southern France, from Latin hoc “this;” as opposed to langue d’oïl, from the way of saying “yes” in the north of France (Modern French oui); each from a different word in Latin phrase hoc ille (fecit) “this he (did).” The langue d’oïl has developed into standard Modern French.
/French lɑ̃ɡdɔkrusijɔ̃/ noun 1. 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
[lang-gwet] /ˈlæŋ gwɛt/ noun 1. any of various small tongue-shaped parts, processes, or projections. /ˈlæŋɡwɛt/ noun 1. (rare) anything resembling a tongue in shape or function n. early 15c., literally “little tongue,” from French languette, diminutive of langue “tongue,” from Latin lingua (see lingual).
- Land of zuph
(1 Sam. 9:5, 6), a district in which lay Samuel’s city, Ramah. It was probably so named after Elkanah’s son, Zuph (1 Chr. 6:26, marg.).
[lang-gwid] /ˈlæŋ gwɪd/ adjective 1. lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow: a languid manner. 2. lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent. 3. drooping or flagging from weakness or fatigue; faint. /ˈlæŋɡwɪd/ adjective 1. without energy or spirit 2. without interest or enthusiasm 3. sluggish; inactive adj. 1590s, from Middle French languide (16c.) […]