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Oc·ci·tan

 (ŏk′sĭ-tăn′)
n.
2. The traditional Romance dialects spoken in Auvergne, Gascony, Rousillon, Limousin, and the southern Dauphiné, in contrast to the traditional dialect spoken in Provence.

[Medieval Latin Occitānus : Old Provençal oc, yes (from Latin hoc, neuter sing. of hic, this) + -itānus, adjective suff. (perhaps from (Aqu)itānus, of Aquitaine, Occitan-speaking region of France).]
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Oc•ci•tan

(ˈɒk sɪˌtæn)

n.
the Romance speech of S France.
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Noun1.Occitan - the medieval dialects of Langue d'oc (southern France)
Langue d'oc, Langue d'oc French - medieval provincial dialects of French formerly spoken in the south of France
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Translations
okcitánština
Okzitanisch
oksitaani
occitano
OccitaansProvençaals
oksitansk
occitano
limba occitanăoccitană
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Today, many ethnonational groups, such as Basques, Catalonians, Occitanians, and Corsicans, are reappearing and challenging the myths forged by the French Revolution (Bereciartu, 1994).