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Bouches-du-Rhône

[boosh-dy-rohn]
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noun
  1. a department in SE France. 2026 sq. mi. (5245 sq. km). Capital: Marseilles.
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  • In the department of the Bouches-du-Rhone, one half of the kermes crop is dried.

    A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines

    Andrew Ure


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Bouches-du-Rhône

noun
  1. a department of S central France, in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Capital: Marseille. Pop: 1 883 645 (2003 est). Area: 5284 sq km (2047 sq miles)
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