Definition of French region
1. Noun. A geographical subdivision of France.
Group relationships: France, French Republic
Specialized synonyms: Cote D'azur, French Riviera, Alsace, Alsatia, Elsass, Anjou, Aquitaine, Aquitania, Artois, Auvergne, Basse-normandie, Lower-normandy, Bourgogne, Burgundy, Breiz, Bretagne, Brittany, Centre, Champagne, Champagne-ardenne, Corse, Corsica, Franche-comte, Gascogne, Gascony, Haute-normandie, Upper-normandy, Ile-de-france, Languedoc-roussillon, Limousin, Lorraine, Lothringen, Martinique, Mayenne, Midi-pyrenees, Nord-pas-de-calais, Pays De La Loire, Picardie, Picardy, Poitou, Poitou-charentes, Rhone-alpes, Provence
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Literary usage of French region
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Heroes All!: A Compendium of the Names and Official Citations of the by Harry R. Stringer (1919)
"In command of the 12th french region he showed unceasing devotion to the welfare and ... As commanding general of the 11th french region, he rendered the ..."
2. Heroes All!: A Compendium of the Names and Official Citations of the by Harry R Stringer (1919)
"In command of the 15th french region, he rendered the American Expeditionary Forces most valuable assistance, showing himself resourceful and at all times ..."
3. Fraser's Magazine (1876)
"The same book, with gross mendacity, added that this 'french region ' is inhabited by populations of the same origin and speech as those of France. ..."
4. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1876)
"The same book, with gross mendicity, added that this 'french region ' is inhabited by populations of the same origin and speech as those of France. ..."
5. The Church in the Roman Empire Before A.D. 170 by William Mitchell Ramsay (1907)
"If we to-day read the statement " The travellers then traversed the french region," we should confidently argue as follows :—This statement, clearly, ..."