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(French ɡɥijɛn)
(Placename) a variant spelling of Guienne
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or Guy•enne


a former province in SW France.
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I protest to you that 'twas not I who wrote the matter to Monseigneur do Guyenne, but Monsieur le Cardinal Balue."
WHAT was the capital of the former French region Guyenne? WHERE is the Irish Derby Stakes run?
(24) In the case of histoplasmosis, the inclusion of training in diagnosis by direct examination, pathology and PCR showed a three-fold increase of reported cases in the French Guyenne as well as a decrease in morality due to this infection from40% to 10%.
(76) The data were compiled from registers of ships' passports and declarations in the Fonds de l'Amiraute de Guyenne (Archives departementales de la Gironde).
(21.) Arnal JF, Cudek P, Plouin PF, Guyenne TT, Michel JB, Corvol P.
Pierre Pretou unveils in some detail the fascinating story of 'Scottish Guyenne' (p.
His successor, the Reverend Jacques Laborie, was originally from Cardaillac, Guyenne, France, then later lived in Zurich, Geneva, London and Boston before coming to New Oxford in 1699.
(54) Here, in the western province of Guyenne, the sense of a confessional and economic frontier with England was as acute as it was for those living on the Channel.