Definition of Aquitaine in English:

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Aquitaine

Pronunciation: /ˈakwəˌtān/
A region and former province in southwestern France, on the Bay of Biscay. It became an English possession as a result of the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry II in 1152 and remained so until 1453.

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Syllabification: Aq·ui·taine

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