- a department in S France. 3387 sq. mi. (8770 sq. km). Capital: Rodez.
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Examples from the Web for aveyron
By sundown we had reached the chef-lieu of the Aveyron; we were in the South indeed!
And the trial of that astonishing abbé Boudes going on before the Assizes of Aveyron!L-bas
J. K. Huysmans
From the banks of the Hrault to those of the Lot and the Aveyron, all show the same development of continuous strata.
The landscape now changes altogether, and we are reminded that we have quitted the Lozre for the Aveyron.
I repeat with her the method of manipulation which I employed so successfully on the banks of the Aveyron.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
- a department of S France in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Rodez. Pop: 266 940 (2003 est). Area: 8771 sq km (3421 sq miles)
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