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COMMINGES   Or, Cominges. Former French County in the central Pyrenees, on the upper Garonne; A bishopric in the province of Auch. 1. It is believed that the County was founded in the 9th century by a son of Aznar Sanchez, … Continue reading

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AUCH An Archbishopric; A généralité during the Ancien Régime in southwestern France.   The city of Auch, which stands on the River Gers, was formerly the capital of the County of Armagnac, and since 1790 of the Department of the … Continue reading

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