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A historical region and former province of northern France near the English Channel between Picardy and Flanders. It was ruled at various times by Flanders, Burgundy, Austria, and Spain.
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1. (Placename) a former province of N France
2. (Historical Terms) a former province of N France
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a former province in N France.
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|Noun||1.||Artois - a former province of northern France near the English Channel (between Picardy and Flanders)|
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