a pagus of the Vocontii in Gallia Provincia, to whom Pliny (3.17
) attributes the foundation of Novaria in Gallia Cisalpina [NOVARIA
The name seems to be preserved in Vercors,
a district in the old country of the Vocontii, in the northern part of the diocese of Die
In some middle age documents the name appears in the abbreviated form Vercorium, which is the next step to Vercors
(D'Anville, Notice, &c.