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Line breaks: Aqui|taine
Pronunciation: /ˌakwɪˈteɪn
, akitɛn/

Definition of Aquitaine in English:

A region and former province of SW France, on the Bay of Biscay, centred on Bordeaux. It became an English possession by the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry II, and remained so until 1453.

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