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Carcassonne

[kar-ka-sawn]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Aude, in S France: medieval fortifications.

Aude

[ohd]
noun
  1. a department in S France. 2449 sq. mi. (6345 sq. km). Capital: Carcassonne.
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Examples from the Web for carcassonne

Historical Examples

  • I spent my last franc on the journey from Carcassonne to Aigues-Mortes.

    The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol

    William J. Locke

  • HeCarcassonne was not the only acquaintance I made at Carcassonne.

  • Sometimes I think they are the wisest who never go to Carcassonne.

  • The traffic in these wines is concentrated at Carcassonne and Narbonne.

  • If you write to me promptly, address your letter to Carcassonne.


British Dictionary definitions for carcassonne

Carcassonne

noun
  1. a city in SW France: extensive remains of medieval fortifications. Pop: 43 950 (1999)

Aude

noun
  1. a department of S France on the Gulf of Lions, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Carcassonne. Pop: 321 734 (2003 est). Area: 6342 sq km (2473 sq miles)
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