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Carcasonne

CARCASSONE   Carcassès (pays). County in southern France;  the town of Carcassone, now the capital of the Department of the Aude, stands on the Canal du Midi and on the River Aude, southeast of Toulouse and west of Narbonne.   The Canal … Continue reading

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Aure

AURE County in the western Pyrenees in southwestern France, consisting of the valleys of  Aure, Basse Neste and Barousse. It was held by a cadet branch of the Counts of Bigorre, passing by marriage at the end of the 12th … Continue reading

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