See also: bearn, Bearn, beàrn, and Bèarn

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From French Béarn.

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Béarn

  1. (historical) A former viscounty in the southwestern French Pyrenees, which became part of the French royal domain before it was united with the French crown, together with Navarra, as a single feudal province of the French realm.
    Béarn and the (Basque) region Lower Navarre formed the present département of the Basses-Pyrenées.

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Béarn n

  1. The Béarn region in the French Pyrenees

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin Beneharnum, corruption of Benarni, Vernarni, Gaulish pronunciation of an Aquitanian/Basque tribe in southwest France.

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Béarn m

  1. The Béarn region in the French Pyrenees
    Pau est la capitale du Béarn
    Pau is the capital city of Béarn

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ReferencesEdit

  • Malpas, Jeff (2015): The Intelligence of Place: Topographies and Poetics, Bloomsbury Publishing

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Béarn

  1. Béarn (region in the Pyrenees, France)

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