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or Fran·co·pro·ven·çal  (frăng′kō-prō′vän-säl′, -prŏv′ən-)
Any of a group of Romance dialects traditionally spoken in east-central France, western Switzerland, and northwest Italy, closely related to French and Provençal.
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(ˌfræŋ koʊˌproʊ vənˈsɑl, -ˌprɒv ən-)

a group of Romance dialects, spoken in E central France, W Switzerland, and the Valle d'Aosta in Italy, that have features of French and Occitan.
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