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Pronunciation: (prō"vun-säl', prov"un-; Fr. prô-vän-sal'), [key]
of or pertaining to Provence, its people, or their language.

1. a native or inhabitant of Provence.
2. Also called Occitan. a Romance language once widely spoken in southern France, still in use in some rural areas. Abbr.: Pr, Pr., Prov. Cf. langue d'oc.
3. the dialect of Provençal used in Provence.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.



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