Definitions for gasconyˈgæs kə ni; gaˈskɔn yə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Gas•co•nyˈgæs kə ni; gaˈskɔn yə(n.)
Category: Geography (places)
a region of southwestern France
A former region of France that was eliminated during the .
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an ancient province of SW. France, lying between the Atlantic, the Pyrenees, and the Garonne; it included several of the present departments; the province was of Basque origin, but ultimately became united with Aquitaine, and was added to the territory of the French crown in 1453; the Gascons still retain their traditional characteristics; they are of dark complexion and small in stature, vivacious and boastful, but have a high reputation for integrity.