Definition of Occitan

1. Noun. The medieval dialects of Langue d'oc (southern France).

Exact synonyms: Provencal
Generic synonyms: Langue D'oc, Langue D'oc French

Definition of Occitan

1. Proper noun. A Romance language spoken in Occitania, a region of Europe that includes Southern France, Auvergne, Limousin, and some parts of Catalonia and Italy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occitan

Oblation
Oblomovian
Oblomovism
Oblomovist
Oblomovists
Oblomovitis
Obon
Obs
Observant
Observantine
Observantines
Obwalden
Occam
Occam's razor
Occidental
Occitan
Occitania
Ocean
Ocean State
Oceania
Oceanian
Oceanians
Oceanic
Oceanica
Oceanid
Oceanites
Oceanites oceanicus
Oceanospirillum
Oceanus
Ochna

Literary usage of Occitan

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1. Heresy Proceedings in Languedoc, 1500-1560 by Raymond A. Mentzer (1984)
"The language, however, was not limited to the province and throughout southern France most people used occitan. The northern frontier of this linguistic ..."

2. An Introduction to Old Proven├žal Versification by Frank M. Chambers (1985)
"Various efforts have been made to find and popularize a term of more general suitability (the most widely accepted at the moment being "occitan," going back ..."

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